Ornamental domesticated varieties of the common carp, Cyprinus carpio, of Japan and eastern Asia with red-gold or white coloring(noun)
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Use "koi" in a sentence
"Matsuba - Scales of this type of koi is similar to a pine cone."
"Similarly, while the notion of koi inspires a mini-essay on varieties of amorous experience all rooted in national character, natch, more pedestrian words like osshaimasu are casually misspelled."
"The fish in the photo actually appears to be a Cyprinus carpio, usually called common carp or koi, which is distinguishable by the two short whiskers (called barbels) surrounding its mouth and large scales covering its body, according to the New York Department of"