carp

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English[edit]

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common carp (Cyprinus carpio)

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French carpe, from Late Latin carpa, from Gothic *𐌺𐌰𐍂𐍀𐌰 (*karpa)[1].

Noun[edit]

carp (plural carp or carps)

  1. Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae, especially the common carp, Cyprinus carpio.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse karpa (to boast)[1], karp (bragging).

Verb[edit]

carp (third-person singular simple present carps, present participle carping, simple past and past participle carped)

  1. To complain about a fault; to harp on.
  2. (obsolete) To say; to tell.
  3. (obsolete, transitive) To find fault with; to censure.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
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References[edit]
  1. 1.0 1.1 carp” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek καρπός (karpós, wrist).

Noun[edit]

carp m (plural carps)

  1. carpus