Royston crow
Royston crow Roys"ton crow` [So called from Royston, a town in England.] (Zo["o]l.) See {Hooded crow}, under {Hooded}. [1913 Webster]

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  • royston crow — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • royston crow — ˈrȯistən noun Usage: usually capitalized R Etymology: from Royston, urban district of northern Hertfordshire, England : hooded crow 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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  • dun crow — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hooded crow — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Cystophora cristata — Hooded Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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