Cyprinidae

Cyprinidae
noun
a family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace
Syn: ↑family Cyprinidae
Hypernyms: ↑fish family
Member Holonyms: ↑Cypriniformes, ↑order Cypriniformes
Member Meronyms:

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I. \\sə̇ˈprinəˌdē, -rīn-\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Cyprinus type genus + -idae
: a large family (order Ostariophysi) of freshwater fishes (as the carps, barbels, tenches, breams, goldfishes, chubs, dace, shiners, and most of the freshwater minnows) that have a single dorsal fin, a somewhat protractile mouth destitute of teeth except for a few on the pharyngeal bones, the body nearly always covered with cycloid scales, and the air bladder large and divided into two parts
II. noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Cyprina, type genus + -idae
in some classifications : a family of thick-shelled marine bivalve mollusks (suborder Submytilacea) comprising the black quahog and certain related mollusks

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