from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various small fishes of the family Cyprinodontidae, which includes the pupfishes and formerly included the killifishes and topminnows.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or having the characters of the Cyprinodontidæ.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of the
Cyprinodontidae, a family of fishes including the killifishes or minnows. See minnow.
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- noun zoology Any of the Cyprinodontidae, a
familyof fishesincluding the killifishes or minnows.
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- noun any member of the family Cyprinodontidae
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin cyprīnus, carp (from Greek kuprīnos; see cyprinid) + –odont.]
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Ancient Greek κυπρίνος (kuprinos, "carp") + ὀδών (odon, "tooth").
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