koi

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koi

 (koi)
n. pl. koi
A variety of carp (Cyprinus carpio) developed in Japan and widely raised as an ornamental fish for its bright color patterns.

[Japanese, carp.]
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koi

(kɔɪ)
n
(Animals) any of various ornamental forms of the common carp
[Japanese]
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koi

(kɔɪ)

n., pl. kois, koi.
any colorful form of the common carp, Cyprinus carpio, cultivated for garden ponds, esp. in Japan.
[1720–30; < Japanese]
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