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cor·vine

 (kôr′vīn′, -vĭn)
adj.
Of, resembling, or characteristic of crows.

[Latin corvīnus, from corvus, raven.]

corvine

(ˈkɔːvaɪn)
adj
1. (Zoology) of, relating to, or resembling a crow
2. (Zoology) of, relating to, or belonging to the passerine bird family Corvidae, which includes the crows, raven, rook, jackdaw, magpies, and jays
[C17: from Latin corvīnus raven-like, from corvus a raven]

cor•vine

(ˈkɔr vaɪn, -vɪn)

adj.
1. pertaining to or resembling a crow.
2. belonging or pertaining to the Corvidae, a family of birds including crows, ravens, magpies, and jays.
[1650–60; < Latin corvīnus=corv(us) raven + -īnus -ine1]
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Adj.1.corvine - relating to or resembling a crow
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