from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A common European crow (Corvus corone) having glossy black plumage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The common European black crow Corvus corone.
  • n. The American black vulture Coragyps atratus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the common European crow (Corvus corone) which feeds on carrion, insects, fruits, and seeds.
  • n. See under Carrion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The common crow of Europe, Corvus corone: so called because it often feeds on carrion. See cut under crow.
  • n. The urubu or black vulture of America, Catharista atrata, a common bird of the southern United States, resembling the turkey-buzzard, and feeding entirely upon carrion.
  • n. The common crow of America, Corvus americanus.
  • n. A name of the European rook, Corvus frugilegus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. American vulture smaller than the turkey buzzard


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