any of a family (Corvidae) of passerine birds typically having a stout bill, strong legs, aggressive behavior, omnivorous eating-habits, and open nests, including the crows, jays, and magpies
Any of various medium-sized to large birds of the family Corvidae, which includes crows, ravens, jays, and magpies.
Origin of corvidNew Latin Corvidae, family name, Latin corvus, raven.
(comparative more corvid, superlative most corvid)
- Pertaining to or resembling the Corvidae.
- A member of the bird family Corvidae, including crows, ravens, jays, choughs, treepies etc.