Definition of Microcyprini
: an order or other division of small teleost fishes resembling but somewhat more advanced than the Haplomi and including the killifishes and topminnows and various related families of chiefly freshwater and brackish-water fishes
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Origin and Etymology of microcyprini
New Latin, from micr- + Latin cyprini, plural of cyprinus carp — more at cyprinus
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