cyprinoid definition by Webster's New World
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any of a family (Cyprinidae, order Cypriniformes) of freshwater bony fishes, including the carps, minnows, and dace
Origin: ; from Classical Greek kyprinos, carp plush -oid
of or like such fishes
cyprinoid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of, relating to, or resembling a carp or other cyprinid fish.noun
A cyprinoid fish.
Origin: From New Latin Cyprīnoīdea, suborder name : Cyprīnus, type genus; see cyprinid + -oīdea, neuter pl. of -oīdēs, -oid.