(also koi carp)
noun (plural same)
A common carp of a large ornamental variety, originally bred in Japan.
More example sentences
- There were also a few small carp and a couple of koi carp in the bag.
- Compare those with neon tetras or Japanese koi.
- Fairly recently I have been fishing fisheries in Devon that contain koi and ghost carp.
early 18th century: from Japanese, 'carp'.
Definition of koi in:
- The British & World English dictionary