Cy·​prin·​o·​don | \ -əˌdän \

Definition of Cyprinodon

: the type genus of Cyprinodontidae comprising killifishes of tropical fresh and brackish waters that may be an important factor in mosquito control in certain areas

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History and Etymology for Cyprinodon

New Latin, from Latin cyprinus, a kind of carp + New Latin -odon

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“Cyprinodon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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