noun see crucian carp

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Crucian — The term Crucian may mean: A person from St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The term is also spelled Cruzan in the Virgin Islands. As in Cruzan Rum etc. The form of Virgin Islands Creole, an English based West Indian dialect, spoken on St. Croix,… …   Wikipedia

  • crucian — n. crucian carp, small Eurasian carp (has a dark green back, golden yellow sides and reddish fins) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crucian — noun A small greenish brown carp, Carassius carassius, that is farmed in parts of Europe …   Wiktionary

  • crucian — cru·cian …   English syllables

  • crucian — n. a yellow cyprinoid fish, Carassius carassius, allied to the goldfish. Etymology: LG karusse etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • crucian carp — noun European carp closely resembling wild goldfish • Syn: ↑Carassius carassius, ↑Carassius vulgaris • Hypernyms: ↑cyprinid, ↑cyprinid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Carassius, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • crucian carp — noun Etymology: modification of Low German karuse, from Middle Low German karusse, perhaps of Baltic origin; akin to Lithuanian karušis carp Date: 1836 a European cyprinid fish (Carassius carassius) called also crucian …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crucian carps — paprastieji karosai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis atitikmenys: lot. Carassius angl. crucian carps rus. караси ryšiai: platesnis terminas – karpinės siauresnis terminas – auksinis karosas siauresnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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