carp-like
having a body shape similar to that of the carp, Cyprinus carpio, i.e. deep-bodied and rounded

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • The Adventures of Little Carp — Infobox Television show name = The Adventures of Little Carp caption = format = picture format = runtime = 30 minutes creator = producer =CCTV starring = opentheme = country = network = Hero first aired = 2006 last aired = num seasons = num… …   Wikipedia

  • Scale carp — Scale Scale, n. [Cf. AS. scealu, scalu, a shell, parings; akin to D. schaal, G. schale, OHG. scala, Dan. & Sw. skal a shell, Dan. ski[ae]l a fish scale, Goth. skalja tile, and E. shale, shell, and perhaps also to scale of a balance; but perhaps… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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