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See also: Corvinus



From corvus (crow) +‎ -īnus.



corvīnus (feminine corvīna, neuter corvīnum); first/second declension

  1. corvine; of or pertaining to crows or ravens
    • ca.1250, Thomas Cantimpratensis, Opus de natura rerum V, xxxi "De corvo"
      Corvi gravidi dicuntur fieri, si eos corvinum ovum edere contigerit.
      Crows are said to become gravid if one moves them [off their nest] so one can eat a corvine egg.


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative corvīnus corvīna corvīnum corvīnī corvīnae corvīna
genitive corvīnī corvīnae corvīnī corvīnōrum corvīnārum corvīnōrum
dative corvīnō corvīnō corvīnīs
accusative corvīnum corvīnam corvīnum corvīnōs corvīnās corvīna
ablative corvīnō corvīnā corvīnō corvīnīs
vocative corvīne corvīna corvīnum corvīnī corvīnae corvīna

Related terms[edit]



  • corvinus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • corvinus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • corvinus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • corvinus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray