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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

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'RAVEN'


  • Raven: America the word "raven" normally refers to the Common raven. Species are: Corvusi albicollis – white-necked raven Corvus corax – common raven Corvus coronoides
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • White-necked raven: white-necked raven, see Chihuahuan raven. The white-necked raven (Corvus albicollis) is somewhat smaller (50–54 cm in length) than the common raven or indeed
  • Raven-Symoné: is about the actress-singer. For her self-titled album, see Raven-Symoné (album). Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman (pronounced /ˈreɪ.vən sɪˈmoʊn/, as though
  • General Dynamics/Grumman EF-111A Raven: The General Dynamics/Grumman EF-111A Raven was an electronic warfare aircraft designed to replace the B-66 Destroyer in the United States Air Force. Its
  • 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
  • Raven-class minesweeper: The Raven class of U.S. Navy minesweepers was the basis upon which the Auk class of U.S. Navy minesweepers was based. Minesweeper (AM)- Minesweeper,

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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


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