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n. pl. koi
A variety of carp (Cyprinus carpio) developed in Japan and widely raised as an ornamental fish for its bright color patterns.
(Animals) any of various ornamental forms of the common carp
n., pl. kois, koi.
any colorful form of the common carp, Cyprinus carpio, cultivated for garden ponds, esp. in Japan.
[1720–30; < Japanese]