English version

raven in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishravenra‧ven1 /ˈreɪvən/ noun [countable]  HBBa large shiny black bird
Examples from the Corpus
ravenA raven had landed on the fish and was pecking out its eye.A raven swooped down from its perch in the rafters and dived at the wizard, talons open and gleaming.Other reluctant players include squirrels, coyotes and ravens, all of whom seesaw in synchrony.All were eyeless for the crows and ravens pluck the succulent pieces first.I also saw a group of fourteen ravens fly south.A pair of ravens circles high overhead, making a few soft grunting sounds.A pair of ravens, too, are familiar with the pond, their home.