corvid
noun Etymology: New Latin Corvidae, from Corvus, genus name, from Latin, raven Date: circa 1909 any of a family (Corvidae) of stout-billed passerine birds including the crows, jays, magpies, and the raven

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  • corvid — CORVÍD, corvide, s.n. (La pl.) Familie de păsări terestre sau arboricole, omnivore, variate ca mărime şi colorit (Corvidae); (şi la sg.) pasăre care face parte din această familie. – După fr. corvidés Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 02.05.2004. Sursa: DEX …   Dicționar Român

  • corvid — [kôr′vid] n. any of a family (Corvidae) of passerine birds typically having a stout bill, strong legs, aggressive behavior, omnivorous eating habits, and open nests, including the crows, jays, and magpies * * * …   Universalium

  • corvid — [kôr′vid] n. any of a family (Corvidae) of passerine birds typically having a stout bill, strong legs, aggressive behavior, omnivorous eating habits, and open nests, including the crows, jays, and magpies …   English World dictionary

  • corvid — noun A member of the bird family Corvidae, including crows, ravens, jays, choughs, treepies etc …   Wiktionary

  • còrvid — còr|vid Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • corvid — [ kɔ:vɪd] noun Ornithology a bird of the crow family (Corvidae). Origin from mod. L. Corvidae, from L. corvus raven …   English new terms dictionary

  • corvid — /ˈkɔvəd/ (say kawvuhd) noun any bird of the family Corvidae, especially the common representatives of the family, as ravens, crows, magpies, and jays …   Australian English dictionary

  • corvid — corˈvid noun (zoology) A member of the crow genus Corvus, of the family Corvidae / vi dē/ and subfamily Corvinae / vīˈnē/ • • • Main Entry: ↑corvus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corvidae — Temporal range: Middle Miocene to Recent …   Wikipedia

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