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Noun: carp  kaa(r)p
  1. The lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed; can be baked or braised
  2. Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae
Verb: carp  kaa(r)p
  1. Raise trivial objections
    - cavil, chicane

Derived forms: carped, carps, carping

Type of: cyprinid, cyprinid fish, freshwater fish, object

Part of: Cyprinidae, Cyprinus carpio, domestic carp, family Cyprinidae

Encyclopedia: Carp, Nevada