noun Cy·prin·o·don \-əˌdän\

Definition of Cyprinodon

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of cyprinodon

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

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