koi
noun (plural koi) Etymology: Japanese Date: 1727 a carp (Cyprinus carpio) bred especially in Japan for large size and a variety of colors and often stocked in ornamental ponds

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  • koi — UK [kɔɪ] / US or koi carp UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms koi : singular koi plural koi a large red gold or white fish that people sometimes keep in fish ponds because of their beautiful colour …   English dictionary

  • koi — [koi] n. pl. koi, kois a large, colorful variety of carp (Cyprinus carpio) bred mostly in Japan for display in ornamental ponds …   English World dictionary

  • koi — [ kɔı ] or koi ,carp noun count or uncount a large red gold or white fish that people sometimes keep in fish PONDS because of their beautiful color …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Koi — Koi, Stadt, so v.w. Khoi …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Köi — (Köj, türk.), Dorf, kommt in geographischen Namen häufig vor (Kilisseköi, Hassanköi, Kadiköi) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • koi — 1727, from a Japanese local name for carp …   Etymology dictionary

  • Koi — Koi, der; s, s <japanisch> (Farbkarpfen) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • koi — ► NOUN (pl. same) ▪ a large common Japanese carp. ORIGIN Japanese …   English terms dictionary

  • Koi — This article is about the ornamental fish. For other uses, see Koi (disambiguation). Nishikigoi Conservation status Domesticated Scientific classifi …   Wikipedia

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