Definition of Crucian carp

1. Noun. European carp closely resembling wild goldfish.

Exact synonyms: Carassius Carassius, Carassius Vulgaris
Generic synonyms: Cyprinid, Cyprinid Fish
Group relationships: Carassius, Genus Carassius



Definition of Crucian carp

1. Noun. A species of carps found in Europe and Asia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crucian Carp

croziered
croziers
crp
cru
crubeen
crubeens
cruces
cruces gammatae
cruces pilorum
crucial
crucial bandage
crucial ligament
cruciality
crucially
crucian
crucian carp (current term)
crucians
cruciate
cruciate anastomosis
cruciate eminence
cruciate ligament of leg
cruciate ligament of the atlas
cruciate ligaments of knee
cruciate muscle
cruciate sulci
cruciate sulcus
cruciation
cruciations
crucible
crucible steel

Literary usage of Crucian carp

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1. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"Easily distinguished by the absence of barbels, the crucian carp c (Carassius vulgaris) and the golden carp or goldfish (C. auratus) are the best-known ..."

2. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"The crucian carp was probably introduced into England from Hamburg, ... The Prussian Carp is but a lean and elongated variety of the crucian carp. ..."

3. Fishing by Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell (1885)
"The shape both of the Prussian and crucian carp differs materially from that ... The crucian carp again differs from the Prussian carp in the shape of its ..."

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