corvine(redirected from corvinely)
Of, resembling, or characteristic of crows.
[Latin corvīnus, from corvus, raven.]
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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]
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cor•vine(ˈkɔr vaɪn, -vɪn)
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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