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raven

noun [C] uk   /ˈreɪ.vən/ us  
the largest bird in the crow family, with shiny black feathersOther wild birdsBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds of prey

raven

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈreɪ.vən/ literary us  
(especially of hair) shiny and black: Her pale face was framed by raven locks.Hair colour
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