Definition of Corvine bird
1. Noun. Birds of the crow family.
Group relationships: Corvidae, Family Corvidae
Specialized synonyms: Crow, Corvus Corax, Raven, Corvus Frugilegus, Rook, Corvus Monedula, Daw, Jackdaw, Chough, Jay, Nutcracker, Magpie
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corvine Bird
Literary usage of Corvine bird
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1. An Illustrated Manual of British Birds by Howard Saunders (1899)
"There is a bold sweep in its flight unrivalled by that of any other corvine bird. In its food it is omnivorous ; and where it is persecuted on account of ..."
2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1890)
"In 1877 we had a single specimen of this fine corvine bird in the Society's Aviaries. The present example« have been acquired from the Jardin ..."
3. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin (1872)
"BISHOP, J., on the vocal organs of frogs, U. 26; on the vocal organs of corvine bird?, ii. 52; on the trachea of the Merganser. ii. 57. ..."