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English noun: carp

1. carp (food) the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed; can be baked or braised


Broader (hypernym)freshwater fish


Part meronymCyprinus carpio, domestic carp

2. carp (animal) any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae


Broader (hypernym)cyprinid, cyprinid fish


Narrower (hyponym)Cyprinus carpio, domestic carp


Member meronymCyprinidae, family Cyprinidae


English verb: carp

1. carp (communication) raise trivial objections


Synonymscavil, chicane


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
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