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noun plural Cy·pri·ni·dae \sə-ˈprin-ə-ˌdē, -ˈprīn-\

Medical Definition of Cyprinidae

  1. :  a large family (order Ostariophysi) of freshwater fishes that includes the carps, barbels, tenches, breams, goldfishes, chubs, dace, shiners, and most of the freshwater minnows


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