RAVEN

Double click on any word to get a popup explanation of the word and sample sentences
Dictionary | Wikipedia | Synonyms | Name | Quotation | News

RAVEN Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
  • feed greedily; "The lions ravened the bodies"
  • eat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"
  • prey on or hunt for; "These mammals predate certain eggs"
  • obtain or seize by violence

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail

Would you like to add your own explaination to this word 'RAVEN'?

Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'RAVEN'


  • Raven: The largest raven species are the common raven and the thick-billed raven. The term "raven" originally referred to the common raven, the type species
  • The Raven: American writer Edgar Allan Poe. For other uses, see The Raven (disambiguation). "The Raven" is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe
  • Forest raven: The forest raven (Corvus tasmanicus, also commonly known as the Tasmanian raven) is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae native to Tasmania and parts
  • Common raven: the butterfly called "common raven", see Papilio castor. The common raven (Corvus corax), also known as the northern raven, is a large all-black passerine
  • White-necked raven: thick-billed raven C. crassirostris. Like the Common raven, Thick-billed raven and Brown-necked raven, it is one of the larger raven species. The smaller raven species
  • That's So Raven: teen sitcom series. For similarly titled TV series, see Raven (disambiguation). That's So Raven is an American supernatural teen sitcom television series
  • Raven Ridge: Raven Ridge is a starkly visible sedimentary rock exposure located in Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Uintah County, Utah, USA. It is managed by the Bureau
  • Little Raven (Arapaho leader): Little Raven, also known as Hosa (Young Crow), (born ca. 1810 — died 1889) was from about 1855 until his death in 1889 a principal chief of the Southern
  • Australian raven: The Australian raven (Corvus coronoides) is a passerine bird in the genus Corvus native to much of southern and northeastern Australia. Measuring 46–53
  • Raven-class minesweeper: The Raven class was a class of two World War II-era U.S. Navy minesweepers. They were succeeded by the Auk class which were based on the Ravens. Minesweeper

Words and phrases related to 'RAVEN'


Meaning of the Name 'RAVEN'


  • Meaning: Dark-haired, wise
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Female


'RAVEN' example sentence in quotations


* He that visits the sick in hopes of a legacy, but is never so friendly in all other cases, I look upon him as being no better than a raven that watches a weak sheep only to peck out its eyes. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

* The Eagle wasn't always the Eagle. The Eagle, before he became the Eagle, was Yucatangee, the Talker. Yucatangee talked and talked. It talked so much it heard only itself. Not the river, not the wind, not even the Wolf. The Raven came and said The Wolf is hungry. If you stop talking, you'll hear him. The wind too. And when you hear the wind, you'll fly. So he stopped talking. And became its nature, the Eagle. The Eagle soared, and its flight said all it needed to say. - Robin Green


Click here for more related quotations on 'RAVEN'

RAVEN Sample Sentences in News



Want to be famous? Add your definition to the meaning of 'RAVEN'


Search for more meaning of 'RAVEN' on the web