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English → English (WordNet) Definition: carrion crow carrion crow n : American vulture smaller than the turkey buzzard [syn: black vulture , Coragyps atratus]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Carrion crow Crow \Crow\, n. [AS. cr[=a]we a crow (in sense 1); akin to D. kraai, G. kr[aum]he; cf. Icel. kr[=a]ka crow. So named from its cry, from AS. cr[=a]wan to crow. See Crow, v. i. ] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles. It has a harsh, croaking note. See Caw. [1913 Webster] Note: The common crow of Europe, or carrion crow, is Corvus corone . The common American crow is Corvus Americanus . See Carrion crow, and Illustr., under Carrion. [1913 Webster] 2. A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar. [1913 Webster] Get me an iron crow, and bring it straight Unto my cell. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. The cry of the cock. See Crow, v. i., 1. [1913 Webster] 4. The mesentery of a beast; -- so called by butchers. [1913 Webster] Carrion crow. See under Carrion. Crow blackbird (Zo["o]l.), an American bird (Quiscalus quiscula ); -- called also purple grackle. Crow pheasant (Zo["o]l.), an Indian cuckoo; the common coucal. It is believed by the natives to give omens. See Coucal. Crow shrike (Zo["o]l.), any bird of the genera Gymnorhina, Craticus, or Strepera, mostly from Australia. Red-legged crow. See Crough. As the crow flies, in a direct line. To pick a crow, To pluck a crow, to state and adjust a difference or grievance (with any one). [1913 Webster] Carrion \Car"ri*on\, a. Of or pertaining to dead and putrefying carcasses; feeding on carrion. [1913 Webster] A prey for carrion kites. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Carrion beetle (Zo["o]l.), any beetle that feeds habitually on dead animals; -- also called sexton beetle and burying beetle. There are many kinds, belonging mostly to the family Silphid[ae]. Carrion buzzard (Zo["o]l.), a South American bird of several species and genera (as Ibycter, Milvago, and Polyborus), which act as scavengers. See Caracara. Carrion crow, the common European crow (Corvus corone) which feeds on carrion, insects, fruits, and seeds. [1913 Webster]

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