ravin

noun
rav·​in | \ ˈra-vən How to pronounce ravin (audio) \

Definition of ravin

2a : an act or habit of preying
b : something seized as prey

First Known Use of ravin

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ravin

Middle English, from Anglo-French ravine

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“Ravin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ravin. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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