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n. - Large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: n. - Large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: Feed greedily; Eat greedily; Prey on or hunt for.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : raven locks of hair
  • Verb (used without object) : to raven like an animal
  • In Sweden, also, where the raven is common, the crow is rare.
  • Gushed in raven-tinted plenty down her cheeks 'rose-tinted marble; for more
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  • ''raven" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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