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cyprinoid

[sip-ruh-noid, si-prahy-noid] /ˈsɪp rəˌnɔɪd, sɪˈpraɪ nɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling a carp; belonging to the Cyprinoidea, a group of fishes including the carps, suckers, and loaches.
noun
2.
a cyprinoid fish.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin cyprīn(us) (< Greek kyprînos carp) + -oid
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cyprinoid

/ˈsɪprɪˌnɔɪd; sɪˈpraɪnɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Cyprinoidea, a large suborder of teleost fishes including the cyprinids, characins, electric eels, and loaches
2.
of, relating to, or resembling the carp
noun
3.
any fish belonging to the Cyprinoidea
Word Origin
C19: from Latin cyprīnus carp
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