Definition of Cyprinidae

1. Noun. A family of fish including: carp; tench; roach; rudd; dace.




Medical Definition of Cyprinidae

1. A family of freshwater fish comprising the minnows or carps. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyprinidae

cypress pine
cypress sedge
cypress spurge
cypress tree
cypress vine
cypress vines
cypresses
cyprians
cyprid
cyprides
cyprids
cyprine
cyprinid
cyprinid fish
cyprinidae (current term)
cyprinids
cypriniform
cypriniform fish
cypriniformes
cypriniforms
cyprinodont
cyprinodontiformes
cyprinodonts
cyprinoid
cyprinoids
cypripedia
cypripedium
cypripediums

Literary usage of Cyprinidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Siluridae and cyprinidae are common. halves of the Holarctic region (or in ... A notable feature is also the absence of cyprinidae (carps) from Celebes, ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"... [cyprinidae] June [Labridae]. ... 257- LABEO [cyprinidae]. -- • gilberti. Jordan and Starks. 199. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Characterized by absence of cyprinidae and the other families mentioned above. 1. ... Characterized by absence ot cyprinidae and scarcity of Siluridae. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"Had this invasion occurred in the Eocene period, the cyprinidae would have reached Brazil ; supposing it to be Pliocene, these fishes would not have reached ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Siluridae and cyprinidae are common. halves of the Holarctic region (or in ... A notable feature is also the absence of cyprinidae (carps) from Celebes, ..."

6. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"... [cyprinidae] June [Labridae]. ... 257- LABEO [cyprinidae]. -- • gilberti. Jordan and Starks. 199. ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Characterized by absence of cyprinidae and the other families mentioned above. 1. ... Characterized by absence ot cyprinidae and scarcity of Siluridae. ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"Had this invasion occurred in the Eocene period, the cyprinidae would have reached Brazil ; supposing it to be Pliocene, these fishes would not have reached ..."

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