any of a family (Cyprinidae, order Cypriniformes) of freshwater bony fishes, including the carps, minnows, and dace
Origin of cyprinoid; from Classical Greek kyprinos, carp + -oid
of or like such fishes
(comparative more cyprinoid, superlative most cyprinoid)
- Of, pertaining to, or resembling fish of the order Cypriniformes - carps, minnows and loaches.
- A fish of that order.