cyprinodont

adjective
cy·​prin·​o·​dont | \ -əˌdänt \

Definition of cyprinodont

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or belonging to Cyprinodon, the Cyprinodontidae, or the Microcyprini

cyprinodont

noun
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plural -s

Definition of cyprinodont (Entry 2 of 2)

: a cyprinodont fish : a killifish, topminnow, or related small soft-finned fish

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History and Etymology for cyprinodont

Adjective

New Latin Cyprinodont-, Cyprinodon & Cyprinodontia & Cyprinodontes

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“Cyprinodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyprinodont. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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