Definition of Domestic carp

1. Noun. Large Old World freshwater bottom-feeding fish introduced into Europe from Asia; inhabits ponds and sluggish streams and often raised for food; introduced into United States where it has become a pest.

Exact synonyms: Cyprinus Carpio
Generic synonyms: Carp
Group relationships: Cyprinus, Genus Cyprinus
Specialized synonyms: Leather Carp, Mirror Carp
Terms within: Carp



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Domestic Carp

domed
domed stadium
domeless
domelike
domes
domesday
domesdays
domeshaped
domesman
domesmen
domestic
domestic-debt
domestic animal
domestic blindness
domestic carp (current term)
domestic cat
domestic cats
domestic debt
domestic debts
domestic dispute
domestic dog
domestic duck
domestic ducks
domestic flight
domestic fowl
domestic goat
domestic goddess
domestic help
domestic hot water

Literary usage of Domestic carp

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1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"401-403, varieties of the domestic carp. Successful attempts have been made in France in breeding plankton for both fish fry and for fattening oysters ..."

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