from The Century Dictionary.
- In conchology, a family of siphonate bivalve mollusks, taking name from the genus Cyprina.
- A family of fresh-water fishes, typified by the genus Cyprinus (the carp), of varying limits with different authors.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a natural family of fishes including the carp; tench; roach; rudd; and dace.
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- noun a family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace
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