carp dropsy

noun

Definition of carp dropsy

: a bacterial disease of carps and suckers marked by intense inflammation of the fins, belly, and body cavity

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“Carp dropsy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carp%20dropsy. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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