nokivaris

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

noki (soot) +‎ varis (crow)

Noun[edit]

nokivaris

  1. carrion crow (Corvus corone)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Until recently nokivaris (which is rarely seen in Finland) was believed to be just a black variant of hooded crow or grey crow (varis, which is common in Finland). Therefore many dictionaries give "carrion crow" as translation for varis.

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