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cyprinodont

[si-prin-uh-dont, si-prahy-nuh-] /sɪˈprɪn əˌdɒnt, sɪˈpraɪ nə-/
noun
1.
any small, soft-rayed fish of the order Cyprinodontes, of warm, fresh or brackish waters in North America, including the killifishes, topminnows, and guppies.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or resembling the cyprinodonts.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Latin cyprīn(us) (< Greek kyprînos carp) + -odont
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cyprinodont

/sɪˈprɪnəˌdɒnt; sɪˈpraɪ-/
noun
1.
any small tropical or subtropical soft-finned fish of the mostly marine family Cyprinodontidae, resembling carp but having toothed jaws. The group includes the guppy, killifish, swordtail, and topminnow
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Cyprinodontidae
Word Origin
C19: from Latin cyprīnus carp (see cyprinid) + -odont
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