Definition of Corvus frugilegus
1. Noun. Common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corvus Frugilegus
Literary usage of Corvus frugilegus
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1. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"The true rook, corvus frugilegus.however,is known to inhabit or visit the Peshawur valley, Afghanistan.and Kashmir. The rook of China and Japan is ..."
2. The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and by Loudon (Jane) (1850)
"(corvus frugilegus.) THE cawing of these birds, on the tops of high trees near gentlemen's houses, and in the middle of cities, is not very pleasing; ..."
3. A Catalogue of the Ashmolean Museum by Ashmolean museum, Philip Bury Duncan (1836)
"corvus frugilegus, Linn.—The Rook.—Britain and Europe. [Hon. and Rev. C. Perceval. 326. corvus frugilegus, Linn.—The same, (variety.)—Britain and Europe. ..."
4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"68; type, corvus frugilegus Linnaeus). Recognized as a genus. ... Includes one North American species now in the genus Corvus: Frugilegus frugilegus ..."
5. A Catalogue of the Birds in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum, Frederic Moore, Thomas Horsfield (1858)
"corvus frugilegus, Linn. corvus frugilegus, Linn., 8. NI p. 156. (PI. Enl. 484.) Latham, Hist, of B. III. p. 11. Wagler, Syst. Av. sp. 9. ..."