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hooded crow


a European crow, Corvus corone cornix, having a gray body and black head, wings, and tail.


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Origin of hooded crow

First recorded in 1490–1500 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for hooded crow

hooded crow


a subspecies of the carrion crow, Corvus corone cornix, that has a grey body and black head, wings, and tailAlso called (Scot): hoodie (ˈhʊdɪ), hoodie crow
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