common raven


Definition of common raven

: raven sense 1a Common ravens, like storks and albatrosses, also come back year after year to the same nest site and sometimes even renovate the same nest.— Bernd Heinrich, The Nesting Season, 2010

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1725, in the meaning defined above

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“Common raven.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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