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fish crow

fish crow
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fish kroh]
    • /fɪʃ kroʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fish kroh]
    • /fɪʃ kroʊ/

Definitions of fish crow words

  • noun fish crow a crow, Corvus ossifragus, of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of North America, that feeds on fish, mollusks, etc. 1
  • noun fish crow black bird 1
  • noun fish crow a fish-eating crow (Corvus ossifragus) of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the U.S. 0
  • noun fish crow Corvus ossifragus, a wetland crow of the eastern and southeastern United States that feeds largely on fish. 0

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Origin of fish crow

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1805-15

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Parts of speech for Fish crow

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fish crow popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fish crow usage trend in Literature

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