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Definition of Carp

Carp
Carp Carp, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Carped; p. pr. & vb. n. Carping.] [OE. carpen to say, speak; from Scand. (cf. Icel. karpa to boast), but influenced later by L. carpere to pluck, calumniate.] 1. To talk; to speak; to prattle. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 2. To find fault; to cavil; to censure words or actions without reason or ill-naturedly; -- usually followed by at. Carping and caviling at faults of manner. --Blackw. Mag. And at my actions carp or catch. --Herbert.
Carp
Carp Carp, v. t. 1. To say; to tell. [Obs.] 2. To find fault with; to censure. [Obs.] --Dryden.
Carp
Carp Carp, n.; pl. Carp, formerly Carps. [Cf. Icel. karfi, Dan. karpe, Sw. karp, OHG. charpho, G. karpfen, F. carpe, LL. carpa.] (Zo["o]l.) A fresh-water herbivorous fish (Cyprinus carpio.). Several other species of Cyprinus, Catla, and Carassius are called carp. See Cruclan carp. Note: The carp was originally from Asia, whence it was early introduced into Europe, where it is extensively reared in artificial ponds. Within a few years it has been introduced into America, and widely distributed by the government. Domestication has produced several varieties, as the leather carp, which is nearly or quite destitute of scales, and the mirror carp, which has only a few large scales. Intermediate varieties occur. Carp louse (Zo["o]l.), a small crustacean, of the genus Argulus, parasitic on carp and allied fishes. See Branchiura. Carp mullet (Zo["o]l.), a fish (Moxostoma carpio) of the Ohio River and Great Lakes, allied to the suckers. Carp sucker (Zo["o]l.), a name given to several species of fresh-water fishes of the genus Carpiodes in the United States; -- called also quillback.
Carp
Carp Carp, n.; pl. Carp, formerly Carps. [Cf. Icel. karfi, Dan. karpe, Sw. karp, OHG. charpho, G. karpfen, F. carpe, LL. carpa.] (Zo["o]l.) A fresh-water herbivorous fish (Cyprinus carpio.). Several other species of Cyprinus, Catla, and Carassius are called carp. See Cruclan carp. Note: The carp was originally from Asia, whence it was early introduced into Europe, where it is extensively reared in artificial ponds. Within a few years it has been introduced into America, and widely distributed by the government. Domestication has produced several varieties, as the leather carp, which is nearly or quite destitute of scales, and the mirror carp, which has only a few large scales. Intermediate varieties occur. Carp louse (Zo["o]l.), a small crustacean, of the genus Argulus, parasitic on carp and allied fishes. See Branchiura. Carp mullet (Zo["o]l.), a fish (Moxostoma carpio) of the Ohio River and Great Lakes, allied to the suckers. Carp sucker (Zo["o]l.), a name given to several species of fresh-water fishes of the genus Carpiodes in the United States; -- called also quillback.

Meaning of Carp from wikipedia

- Carp are various species of oily freshwater fish from the family Cyprinidae, a very large group of fish native to Europe and Asia. While carp is consumed...
- The common carp or European carp (Cyprinus carpio) is a widespread freshwater fish of eutrophic waters in lakes and large rivers in Europe and Asia. The...
- The gr**** carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) is a large herbivorous freshwater fish species of the family Cyprinidae native to eastern Asia, with an original...
- A carp is a type of fish. To carp is to complain. Carp may also refer to: in watercraft: USS Carp (SS-20), American submarine (1911–1917) USS Carp (SS-338)...
- known collectively as "Indian carp". The Asian carp is considered an invasive species in the United States. Ten Asian carp have been substantially introduced...
- Carp is a common name for various species of freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae, a very large group of fish native to Europe and Asia. They have...
- Indian carp or Indian major carp is a common name for several species of fish and commonly may refer to the following species now raised in aquaculture...
- nishikigoi (錦鯉, [ɲiɕi̥kiꜜɡoi], literally "brocaded carp"), are colored varieties of the Amur carp (Cyprinus rubrofuscus) that are kept for decorative...
- Mirror carp are a type of fish, commonly found in Europe. The name "mirror carp" originates from their scales' resemblance to mirrors. They can grow in...
- The crucian carp (Car****ius car****ius) is a medium-sized member of the common carp family Cyprinidae. It occurs widely in northern European regions. The...
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