koi carp


koi carp
n. brightly colored large carp bred in Japan and stocked in decorative ponds

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • koi carp — koi UK [kɔɪ] / US or koi carp UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms koi : singular koi plural koi a large red gold or white fish that people sometimes keep in fish ponds because of their beautiful colour …   English dictionary

  • koi carp — variant UK US Main entry: koi …   Useful english dictionary

  • koi — UK [kɔɪ] / US or koi carp UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms koi : singular koi plural koi a large red gold or white fish that people sometimes keep in fish ponds because of their beautiful colour …   English dictionary

  • koi — [ kɔı ] or koi ,carp noun count or uncount a large red gold or white fish that people sometimes keep in fish PONDS because of their beautiful color …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • koi — noun /kɔɪ/ Ornamental domesticated varieties of the common carp, Cyprinus carpio, of Japan and eastern Asia with red gold or white coloring Syn: koi carp …   Wiktionary

  • Koi-Herpesvirus — Systematik Reich: Viren Ordnung: Herpesvirales Familie: Alloherpesviridae Gattung: nicht klassifiziert Art …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Koi herpes virus — (KHV) is a viral disease that is very contagious to the common carp Cyrpinus Carpio . It is most common found in ornamental koi, which are often used in outdoor ponds or as feeder stock. The first case of KHV was reported in 1998, but not… …   Wikipedia

  • koi — [koi] n. pl. koi, kois a large, colorful variety of carp (Cyprinus carpio) bred mostly in Japan for display in ornamental ponds …   English World dictionary

  • koi — 1727, from a Japanese local name for carp …   Etymology dictionary

  • koi — ► NOUN (pl. same) ▪ a large common Japanese carp. ORIGIN Japanese …   English terms dictionary


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