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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.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)object

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