来自拉丁词corvus marinus, 海乌鸦。corvus,词源同crow, raven, 乌鸦，marinus, 词源同marine, 海的。
- cormorant:  In early medieval times the cormorant was named ‘sea raven’ – that is, in Latin, corvus marīnus. This passed into Old French first as cormareng, which later became cormaran. English adopted it and added a final t. The word’s origins are still evident in Portuguese corvo marinho ‘cormorant’.
- cormorant (n.)
- early 14c., from Old French cormarenc (12c., Modern French cormoran), from Late Latin corvus marinus "sea raven" + Germanic suffix -enc, -ing. The -t in English probably is from confusion with words in -ant. It has a reputation for voracity.
- 1. The cormorant is a large, long - necked , dark - colored bird which lives near sea coasts and eats fish.
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