cor·​vi·​na | \ kȯr-ˈvē-nə How to pronounce corvina (audio) \

Definition of corvina

: any of several marine bony fishes (genus Cynoscion of the family Sciaenidae) of the Pacific coast of North America

Examples of corvina in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Second, many rosati are made from indigenous Italian grapes few people have heard of, like Bombino nero and corvina, so each glass is a lesson in viticulture and history. Adam H. Graham, Condé Nast Traveler, 30 Sep. 2021 There is also a raw bar serving oysters and stone crabs for market price as well as a corvina ceviche with fresh cut yucca and taro chips for $14. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, 30 Oct. 2020 My whole life, my mom told me that the secret to good ceviche is Panamanian corvina. Patricia Azze, Bon Appétit, 5 Aug. 2020 There is also an everything ceviche, into which Mr. Caballero will toss the whole fish market: clams, mussels, octopus, squid, shrimp and corvina. Pete Wells, New York Times, 18 Feb. 2020 Valpolicella and Amarone are made from the same set of grapes, primarily corvina, along with rondinella and corvinone in subordinate roles. Eric Asimov, New York Times, 12 Mar. 2020 There is corvina ceviche made with the sweet-fleshed white fish preferred by Peruvians, and there is shrimp ceviche. Pete Wells, New York Times, 18 Feb. 2020 The cooking — sweet corvina kissed with lemon butter, bucatini tossed with pancetta and a kicky tomato sauce — is devoted to good ingredients, simply handled. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 10 Oct. 2019 The basic ceviches feature corvina from Panama, which tends to be a little chewier. Michael Mayo,, 26 June 2019 See More

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First Known Use of corvina

1787, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for corvina

borrowed from American Spanish — more at corbina

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“Corvina.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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