Definition of Corvorant. Meaning of Corvorant. Synonyms of Corvorant

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Definition of Corvorant

Cormorant Cor"mo*rant (k[^o]r"m[-o]*rant), n. [F. cormoran, fr. Armor. m[=o]r-vran a sea raven; m[=o]r sea + bran raven, with cor, equiv. to L. corvus raven, pleonastically prefixed; or perh. fr. L. corvus marinus sea raven.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of Phalacrocorax, a genus of sea birds having a sac under the beak; the shag. Cormorants devour fish voraciously, and have become the emblem of gluttony. They are generally black, and hence are called sea ravens, and coalgeese. [Written also corvorant.] 2. A voracious eater; a glutton, or gluttonous servant. --B. Jonson.
Corvorant Cor"vo*rant (k?r"v?-rant), n. See Cormorant.

Meaning of Corvorant from wikipedia

- Yarrell, William (1828). "On the xiphoid bone and its muscles in the Corvorant (Pelec**** carbo)". The Zoological Journal. 4: 234–237. Garrod, A. H....