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crownoun [C]

 us   /kroʊ/

crow noun [C] (BIRD)

a large, black bird with a loud cry

crowverb [I]

 us   /kroʊ/ (past tense and past participle crowed)

crow verb [I] (CRY)

(of a male chicken) to make a loud cry: A rooster crowed repeatedly. Someone who crows expresses a lot of happiness or pride: “I told you so,” my little brother crowed.
Translations of “crow”
in Arabic غُراب…
in Korean 까마귀…
in Malaysian gagak, kokok…
in French corneille, chant du coq…
in Turkish karga…
in Italian corvo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烏鴉…
in Russian ворона…
in Polish wrona…
in Vietnamese con quạ, tiếng gáy…
in Spanish cuervo, grajo, canto…
in Portuguese corvo…
in Thai อีกา, เสียงไก่ขัน…
in German die Krähe, das Krähen…
in Catalan corb…
in Japanese カラス…
in Indonesian burung gagak, kokok ayam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乌鸦…
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