a crow, Corvus ossifragus, of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of North America, that feeds on fish, mollusks, etc.
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- fischer-tropsch process,
- fish and brewis,
- fish and chips,
- fish cake,
- fish culture,
- fish doctor,
- fish duck,
- fish eagle,
- fish farm
Origin of fish crow
An Americanism dating back to 1805–15
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Examples from the Web for fish crow
Here is another Southern bird, the fish-crow, smaller than ours, you see.
The fish-crow only fishes when it has destroyed all the eggs and young birds it can find.Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes and, Other Papers|John Burroughs