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cor·vi·na

 (kôr-vē′nə)
n.
Any of various marine food fishes of the family Sciaenidae, especially those of the genus Cynoscion, found in coastal waters of the Americas.

[Spanish; see corbina.]

corvina

(kɔːˈviːnə)
n
1. (Animals) a marine food fish, Menticirrhus undulatus, found in Pacific waters off Mexico and California
2. (Animals) any of several related marine fishes of the family Sciaenidae
[from Spanish corbina, corvina, from feminine of corvino ravenlike, from Latin corvus raven]

cor•vi•na

(kɔrˈvi nə)

n., pl. -nas.
any of various silvery gray croakers, esp. of the genera Cynoscion and Micropogonias.
[1780–90; < Mexican Spanish, Sp: kind of fish, feminine derivative of corvino < Latin corvīnus corvine; so called from its color]
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