raven

raven
I. a.
Black, ebony, inky, sable.
II. n.
1.
Rapine, rapacity, rapaciousness.
2.
Prey, plunder, food obtained by violence, ravin.
III. v. a.
Devour, eat with voracity.
IV. v. n.
[Written also Ravin.] Prey, be greedy, show rapacity.

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