RAVINE , a deep, narrow
See also:gorge, cleft or valley in a
See also:mountain, worn by the violent rush of
See also:water, whence the name, which comes through Fr. from
See also:Lat. rapina, violent robbery or
See also:plunder (rapere, to seize) . The doublet " ravin " or raven," robbery, greed, has given place to the more learned
See also:form " rapine," but is still seen in " ravenous," greedy, voracious .
There are no comments yet for this article.
Do not copy, download, transfer, or otherwise replicate the site content in whole or in part.
Links to articles and home page are encouraged.