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  1. corbina.
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Origin of corvina

1780–90; < Mexican Spanish, Spanish: kind of fish, feminine derivative of corvino corvine; so called from its color
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  1. a marine food fish, Menticirrhus undulatus, found in Pacific waters off Mexico and California
  2. any of several related marine fishes of the family Sciaenidae
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Word Origin

from Spanish corbina, corvina, from feminine of corvino ravenlike, from Latin corvus raven
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