from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of ravens; the specific name of the common raven, Corvus corax, made a generic name by Bonaparte, 1850. See cut under raven.
  • noun A provisional genus name applied to certain minute triangular solid fossil sharks' teeth, chiefly of the Cretaceous age. Agassiz, 1843.
  • noun In entomology, same as Steropus.


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  • Would love if it was corvus corax, loved them in concert.

    Day 3: Filming at Doune Castle

  • Crows (corvus corax) and rooks (corvus frugilegus) are related, but people do not eat crow pie, thankfully.

    Guest blog – Rook Sunday

  • Other important animals, including the raven (Corvus corax), wolf, red fox (Vulpes vulpes), and ermine (Mustela erminea), are primarily boreal in distribution but remain an important component of many arctic ecosystems.

    Implications of current species distributions for future biotic change in the Arctic

  • Posted on October 26, 2009 5:37 PM invertebrae seems like of the trifecta corvus corax, faun and estampie, that corvus corax would be the most "major" of these bands, just based strictly on the venues and productions of their shows.

    Day 3: Filming at Doune Castle

  • Crows (corvus corax) and rooks (corvus frugilegus) are related, but people do not eat crow pie, thankfully.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Cultus ferox is nice too former corvus corax or wolgemut as well.

    Day 3: Filming at Doune Castle

  • Bird species such as Tadorna ferrugine and Anas platyrhynchos occur in wetlands, Dendrocopos major in the forests while Parus major, Motacilla cinerea, Alaudia arvensis, Anthus hodgsoni, Lanius cristatus, Milvus migrans, and Corvus corax occur everywhere else in this area.

    Altai montane forest and forest steppe

  • Land birds are fewer and also typical for the area, they include: Canada goose Branta Canadensis, wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe, snow bunting Plectrophenax nivalis, Lapland bunting, Calcarius lapponicus, redpoll Carduelis rostrata, and raven Corvus corax.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland

  • Milvus migrans, Oenanthe deserti, Alaudia arvensis, Eremophila alpestris, and Corvus corax are bird species commonly found throughout the ecoregion.

    Gobi Lakes Valley desert steppe

  • Aristophanes takes notice of it in the verses in which he jests at Theorus; “How like a colax he is,” says Alcibiades, meaning a corax; on which it is remarked,

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans


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