cyprinus carpio

cyprinus carpio

noun
large Old World freshwater bottom-feeding fish introduced into Europe from Asia; inhabits ponds and sluggish streams and often raised for food; introduced into United States where it has become a pest [syn: domestic carp
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: cyprinus
Next Definition: cypriot
Words Near: cyprinus carpio
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for cyprinus carpio
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing cyprinus carpio
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature