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Cor·vus

 (kôr′vəs)
n.
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Crater and Virgo. Also called Crow2.

[Latin corvus, raven.]
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Corvus

(ˈkɔːvəs)
n, Latin genitive Corvi (ˈkɔːvaɪ)
(Astronomy) a small quadrilateral-shaped constellation in the S hemisphere, lying between Virgo and Hydra
[Latin: raven]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Corvus - a small quadrilateral constellation in the southern hemisphere near Virgo
2.Corvus - type genus of the Corvidae: crows and ravens
bird genus - a genus of birds
Corvidae, family Corvidae - crow; raven; rook; jackdaw; chough; magpie; jay
crow - black birds having a raucous call
Corvus corax, raven - large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
Corvus frugilegus, rook - common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
Corvus monedula, daw, jackdaw - common black-and-grey Eurasian bird noted for thievery
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