"ravens" in the noun sense
1. raven, Corvus corax
large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
"ravens" in the verb sense
obtain or seize by violence
2. raven, prey, predate
prey on or hunt for
"These mammals predate certain eggs"
3. devour, guttle, raven, pig
"he devoured three sandwiches"
"The lions ravened the bodies"
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