- a violent preying or plundering; rapine
- anything captured; prey or plunder
Origin of ravinMiddle English ravine ; from OFr: see raven
- Voracity; rapaciousness.
- Something taken as prey.
- The act or practice of preying.
Origin of ravinMiddle English ravin, raven, from Old French ravine, rapine, from Latin rapīna, from rapere, to seize; see rep- in Indo-European roots.
- (obsolete) ravenous