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Related to cyprinodont: Cyprinodontidae
Any of various small fishes of the family Cyprinodontidae, which includes the pupfishes and formerly included the killifishes and topminnows.
[Latin cyprīnus, carp (from Greek kuprīnos; see cyprinid) + -odont.]
(Animals) any small tropical or subtropical soft-finned fish of the mostly marine family Cyprinodontidae, resembling carp but having toothed jaws. The group includes the guppy, killifish, swordtail, and topminnow
(Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Cyprinodontidae
[C19: from Latin cyprīnus carp (see cyprinid) + -odont]
any of the small, soft-rayed freshwater fishes of the family Cyprinodontidae, including the killifishes, topminnows, and guppies.
[1855–60; < New Latin Cyprinodontidae]
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cypriniform fish - a soft-finned fish of the order Cypriniformes
Cyprinodontidae, family Cyprinodontidae - large family of small soft-finned fishes; killifishes; flagfishes; swordtails; guppies
killifish - small mostly marine warm-water carp-like schooling fishes; used as bait or aquarium fishes or in mosquito control
helleri, swordtail, Xyphophorus helleri, topminnow - freshwater fish of Central America having a long swordlike tail; popular aquarium fish