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
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of cyprinodont (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for cyprinodont

Adjective

New Latin Cyprinodont-, Cyprinodon & Cyprinodontia & Cyprinodontes

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cyprinodont

Share cyprinodont

Statistics for cyprinodont

Look-up Popularity

Comments on cyprinodont

What made you want to look up cyprinodont? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!