Definitions

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  • adjective having the approximate size of a crow

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Examples

  • In the hardwood forests, there are crow-sized pileated woodpeckers, downy, hairy, and red-bellied woodpeckers, common flickers, and wild turkeys.

    Central Appalachian Broadleaf Forest - Coniferous Forest - Meadow Province (Bailey)

  • Collinson argues that the Ivory-billed Woodpecker's rediscovery remains unproven: 'With no verified reports in the USA for over 50 years, it seemed impossible that a crow-sized black, white and red bird should have eluded the nation's ornithologists, hunters and conservationists in heavily populated South-eastern USA for so long.'

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • As you may recall (or maybe not), the discovery of a bizarre crow-sized fossil in a Chinese stone quarry back in 2002 challenged much of what scientists have always believed about the evolution of flight.

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  • That should have been ample to keep the crow-sized bird flying, or at least gliding, through the Jurassic skies.

    The Really Early Birds

  • As you may recall (or maybe not), the discovery of a bizarre crow-sized fossil in a Chinese stone quarry back in 2002 challenged much of what scientists have always believed about the evolution of flight.

    2/25 TiVoWorthy TV: "A Raisin in the Sun" and More!

  • As you may recall (or maybe not), the discovery of a bizarre crow-sized fossil in a Chinese stone quarry back in 2002 challenged much of what scientists have always believed about the evolution of flight.

    2/26 TiVoWorthy TV: Internet Sensations "Quarterlife," "I'm F*cking Matt Damon" and More!

  • As you may recall (or maybe not), the discovery of a bizarre crow-sized fossil in a Chinese stone quarry back in 2002 challenged much of what scientists have always believed about the evolution of flight.

    TiVoWorthy TV for the Week of February 24, 2008

  • A close look at the brain of archaeopteryx, the earliest known bird, has produced new evidence that the crow-sized creature could fly.

    The original Early Bird

  • "Skeeter smiled reminiscently, recalling the moment Sue Fritchey had figured out what their crow-sized "pterosaurs" really were: "My God! They're a new species of Sordes!

    Wagers of Sin

  • The Commons would have been utterly dead-flat boring if not for the occasional excitement of a crow-sized pterodactyl raiding lunch from shocked hands or momentarily unguarded plates.

    Time Scout

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