Corvus

Pronounced KOR vus
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About the name Corvus

The word Corvus is Latin for "raven" or "crow" and is the genus name for these creatures. It is also the name of a constellation in the Southern sky on the tail of the constellation Hydra. Corvus is associated through myth with Apollo, Odin, Morrigan and Adad and some traditions say they carry the spirits of the dead, or are messengers from otherworlds. They are often considered birds of omen.

Related Names

Corva, Corvi, Corvid, Corvin, Corbin

Origin
Mediterranean
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