Prussian carp
Gibel Gib"el, n. [G. gibel, giebel.] (Zo["o]l.) A kind of carp ({Cyprinus gibelio}); -- called also {Prussian carp}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prussian carp — Prussian Prus sian, a. [From Prussia, the country: cf. F. prussien.] Of or pertaining to Prussia. n. A native or inhabitant of Prussia. [1913 Webster] {Prussian blue} (Chem.), any one of several complex double cyanides of ferrous and ferric iron; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prussian carp — noun Usage: usually capitalized P : crucian carp …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prussian — Prus sian, a. [From Prussia, the country: cf. F. prussien.] Of or pertaining to Prussia. n. A native or inhabitant of Prussia. [1913 Webster] {Prussian blue} (Chem.), any one of several complex double cyanides of ferrous and ferric iron;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prussian blue — Prussian Prus sian, a. [From Prussia, the country: cf. F. prussien.] Of or pertaining to Prussia. n. A native or inhabitant of Prussia. [1913 Webster] {Prussian blue} (Chem.), any one of several complex double cyanides of ferrous and ferric iron; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prussian green — Prussian Prus sian, a. [From Prussia, the country: cf. F. prussien.] Of or pertaining to Prussia. n. A native or inhabitant of Prussia. [1913 Webster] {Prussian blue} (Chem.), any one of several complex double cyanides of ferrous and ferric iron; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carp — Taxobox name = Carp image width = 200px image caption = Common carp, Cyprinus carpio regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Osteichthyes ordo = Cypriniformes familia = Cyprinidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Abramis… …   Wikipedia

  • insoluble Prussian blue — Prussian Prus sian, a. [From Prussia, the country: cf. F. prussien.] Of or pertaining to Prussia. n. A native or inhabitant of Prussia. [1913 Webster] {Prussian blue} (Chem.), any one of several complex double cyanides of ferrous and ferric iron; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crucian carp — is also used for the genus Carassius as a whole. Crucian carp Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Crucian carp — Cru cian carp ( shan k?rp ). [Cf. Sw. karussa, G. karausche, F. carousse, assin, corassin, LL. coracinus, Gr. ????? a sort of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A kind of European carp ({Carasius vulgaris}), inferior to the common carp; called also {German carp} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • German carp — Crucian carp Cru cian carp ( shan k?rp ). [Cf. Sw. karussa, G. karausche, F. carousse, assin, corassin, LL. coracinus, Gr. ????? a sort of fish.] (Zo[ o]l.) A kind of European carp ({Carasius vulgaris}), inferior to the common carp; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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