Definition of crucian carp
: a European cyprinid fish (Carassius carassius) —called also crucian
Origin of crucian carp
modification of Low German karuse, from Middle Low German karusse, perhaps of Baltic origin; akin to Lithuanian karušis carp
First Known Use: 1836
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