Cyprinoid
Cyprinoid Cyp"ri*noid (s?p"r?-noid), a. [Gr. ???? a kind of carp + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Like the carp ({Cyprinus}). -- n. One of the {Cyprinidae}, or Carp family, as the goldfish, barbel, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • cyprinoid — [si′prənidsi′prə noid΄] n. [< Gr kyprinos, carp + OID] any of a family (Cyprinidae, order Cypriniformes) of freshwater bony fishes, including the carps, minnows, and dace adj. of or like such fishes: Also cyprinid [si′prənid] …   English World dictionary

  • cyprinoid — /sip reuh noyd , si pruy noyd/, adj. 1. resembling a carp; belonging to the Cyprinoidea, a group of fishes including the carps, suckers, and loaches. n. 2. a cyprinoid fish. [1840 50; < L cyprin(us) ( < Gk kyprînos carp) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyprinoid — /ˈsɪprənɔɪd/ (say sipruhnoyd), /səˈpraɪnɔɪd/ (say suh pruynoyd) adjective 1. resembling or relating to a carp or related fish. 2. belonging to the Cyprinoidea, a group of fishes including the carps, suckers, loaches, etc. –noun 3. a cyprinoid… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cyprinoid — 1. adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling carp (of the family Cyprinidae) 2. noun cyprinid …   Wiktionary

  • cyprinoid — cyp·ri·noid …   English syllables

  • cyprinoid —   a. pertaining to or like a carp …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cyprinoid — adj. & n. adj. of or like a carp. n. a carp or related fish. Etymology: L cyprinus f. Gk kuprinos carp …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Asplenium Ceterach — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astacus torrentium — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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