American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, resembling, or characteristic of crows.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or having the characters of the Corvinæ or the Corvidæ; related to or resembling a crow; corviform.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to the crow; crowlike.
- adj. relating to or resembling a crow
- From Latin corvīnus. (Wiktionary)
- Latin corvīnus, from corvus, raven. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A woman with a corvine face is speaking at a desk, marking time.”
“The Caretaker has darkened the corvine face of the chairwoman, brings out her sharp cheekbones and jaw.”
“There are 12 endemic species found here, including two species, the Seychelles Scops-owl (Otus insularis CR) and the Seychelles paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone corvine CR), which are confined to single islands.”
“How about this basket, which the healing angel found--ah, his corvine genes showing through... though really, that trait passes down equally from both his parents.”
“One of those, in turn, had some smaller black bird skipping along behind it, darting in and out as it prosecuted reprisals for some corvine trangression.”
“The tenor of the bird's incessant natter changed suddenly, becoming pure corvine terror.”
“In the end, the dispute could not be healed, not by the softest words of the most reasonable and coolest heads in the Clans nor by any appeals to brotherhood and solidarity. the Five Clans-now calling themselves "Taylesederas," or "Brothers of the Hawks," for their association with the corvine and raptor bondbirds they had been developing-had determined to split from the Four Clans who wished to banish magic from their lives for all time.”
“He watched a brace of blackbirds harass a crow who wanted nothing more than to pursue his corvine business.”
“Quite so!" cries 'cute MUNDELLA, the corvine chief and conky,”
“And he spoke unto all the men and said, 'Study, ye the corvine science.”
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