Shiny and black like a raven's feathers
Large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail; SYN. Corvus corax.
Any of several large crows (genus Corvus). The common raven c. corax is about 60 cm/2 ft long, and has black, lustrous plumage. It is a scavenger, and is found only in the northern hemisphere.
Ravens are traditionally associated with death, probably from their practice of gathering in large numbers around a carcass, despite being a normally solitary species.
Unincorporated community in Virginia (USA).
ETYM Written also ravin, and ravine.
1. To feed greedily.
2. To obtain or seize by violence.
3. To prey on or hunt for; SYN. prey.