house crow

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noun

a black and gray crow, Corvus splendens, of India.

Nearby words

  1. house brand,
  2. house call,
  3. house church,
  4. house counsel,
  5. house cricket,
  6. house detective,
  7. house dick,
  8. house factor,
  9. house finch,
  10. house flag

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Examples from the Web for house crow

  • The explanation is, of course, that the house-crow absorbs all the attention that man has to bestow upon the sable-plumaged tribe.

    Birds of the Plains|Douglas Dewar
  • The caw of the house-crow is replaced by the deeper note of the corby.

  • Chief of these is that arch-villain Corvus splendens—the Indian house-crow.

  • The house-sparrow, like the house-crow, is a bird of the plains rather than of the hills.