Cyprinidae

noun plural

Cy·​pri·​ni·​dae sə-ˈprin-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Cyprinidae (audio) -ˈprīn- How to pronounce Cyprinidae (audio)
: 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
cyprinid noun or adjective

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“Cyprinidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cyprinidae. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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