koi


koi
/koy/, n.
any of various colorful cultivated forms of the common carp, Cyprinus carpio, apparently originating in Japan and other parts of eastern temperate Asia.
[1720-30; < Japn, earlier kowi < kofi, Old Japn kwofi < *kwopi carp]

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