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carrion crow

noun
1.
a European crow, Corvus corone, that feeds on carrion.
2.
black vulture (def 1).
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30
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British Dictionary definitions for carrion crow

carrion crow

noun
1.
a common predatory and scavenging European crow, Corvus corone, similar to the rook but having a pure black bill See also hooded crow
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