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Noun: raven  rey-vun
  1. Large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
    - Corvus corax
Verb: raven  rey-vun
  1. Obtain or seize by violence
     
  2. Hunt for as food
    - prey, predate[2]
     
  3. Eat greedily
    "he ravened three sandwiches";
    - devour, guttle, pig
     
  4. Feed greedily
    "The lions ravened the bodies"

Derived forms: ravens, ravened, ravening

Type of: corvine bird, eat, feed, forage, seize

Part of: Corvus, genus Corvus

Encyclopedia: Raven, Sydney, And The Man