Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Carplike; cyprine; pertaining to or having the characters of the Cyprinoidea.
  • noun A carp or carp-like fish; a fish of cyprinoid character; one of the Cyprinoidea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Like the carp (Cyprinus).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling fish of the order Cypriniformes - carps, minnows and loaches.
  • noun A fish of that order.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to members of fish family Cyprinidae

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