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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typicalgenus of the family Cyprinodontidæ.

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Examples

  • It is fringed with trees and shrubs – poplar, tamarisk, rhododendron, agnus castus, apple of Sodom – and its waters contain a great many fish – various species of capocta, the barbus canis, the cyprinodon, and a kind of catfish (silurus).

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