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mirror carp

noun
  1. a variety of the common carp (Cyprinus carpio) with reduced scales, giving a smooth shiny body surface
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  • Some are naked (leather-carp), others (mirror-carp) have a few large scales arranged in series.

    A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)

    David Starr Jordan