Definition of Genus Cyprinus

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Cyprinidae: carp.

Exact synonyms: Cyprinus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Cyprinidae, Family Cyprinidae
Member holonyms: Cyprinus Carpio, Domestic Carp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cyprinus

genus Cygnus
genus Cymbidium
genus Cynancum
genus Cynara
genus Cynips
genus Cynocephalus
genus Cynodon
genus Cynoglossum
genus Cynomys
genus Cynopterus
genus Cynoscion
genus Cyon
genus Cyperus
genus Cyphomandra
genus Cypraea
genus Cyprinus (current term)
genus Cypripedium
genus Cyrilla
genus Cyrtomium
genus Cystophora
genus Cystopteris
genus Cytisus
genus Daboecia
genus Dacelo
genus Dacrycarpus
genus Dacrydium
genus Dacrymyces
genus Dactylis
genus Dactyloctenium
genus Dactylopius

Literary usage of Genus Cyprinus

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

1. Ichthyologia Ohiensis, Or, Natural History of the Fishes Inhabiting the by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Richard Ellsworth Call (1899)
"... and Shiners, which should belong to the genus Cyprinus of Lin- neus, or rather to the part of it which has been called Leuciscus by Klein and Cuvier; ..."

2. Transactions of the Geological Society of London by Geological Society of London (1836)
"He considers them to belong to the genus Cyprinus, but to be dissimilar from any known species, and he has named it Cyprinus ..."

3. The American Journal of Science, & C (1818)
"... who confesses that he does not consider it as properly belonging to the genus Cyprinus, and presumes that when other species shall be dig- covered, ..."

4. Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of by Nikolaus Triibner (1859)
"Description of a New Species of the genus Cyprinus, by the same. An Account of an American Species of Tortoise, not noticed in the Systems, by the same. ..."

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