corb

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Etymology[edit]

Latin corbis (basket).

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corb (plural corbs)

  1. A basket used in coal mines, etc.; a corf.
  2. (architecture) An ornament in a building; a corbel.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for corb in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Latin corvus, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorh₂wós.

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corb m (plural corbs)

  1. crow

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin curvus.

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corb (feminine corba, masculine plural corbs, feminine plural corbes)

  1. curved
    Antonyms: recte, dret
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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corvus, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorh₂wós. Compare Aromanian corbu, Albanian korb, Italian corvo.

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corb m (plural corbi)

  1. raven (bird)
    • 1852, Vasile Alecsandri, Novac și corbul, chapter II, line 14-17:
      Un corb negru, corbișor
      Ce zbura încetișor
      Și din aripi tot bătea
      Și cu jale croncănea.
      E-atras de doliul sarcastic
      Ce-l poartă aripile tale!
  2. brown meagre (fish)

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