Meaning of cyprinodont

cy•prin•o•dont

Pronunciation: (si-prin'u-dont", si-prī'nu-), [key]
— n.
  1. any small, soft-rayed fish of the order Cyprinodontes, of warm, fresh or brackish waters in North America, including the killifishes, topminnows, and guppies.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling the cyprinodonts.
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