Ornamental domesticated varieties of the common carp, Cyprinus carpio, of Japan and eastern Asia with red-gold or white coloring
Koi or more specifically nishikigoi, are ornamental varieties of domesticated common carp that are kept for decorative purposes in outdoor koi ponds or water gardens. Koi varieties are distinguished by coloration, patterning, and scalation. Some of the major colors are white, black, red, yellow, blue, and cream. The most popular category of koi is the Gosanke, which is made up of the Kohaku, Taisho Sanshoku, and Showa Sanshoku varieties.
What does KOI stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the KOI acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
The numerical value of KOI in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of KOI in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In Des Moines yesterday, a group of preschoolers along with their parents and teachers followed Carly right into the event she was speaking at for Iowa Right to Life, earlier, she'd run into the kids in the Botanical Gardens and watched the Koi with them for a while. I guess the kids must have thought she was pretty neat because then their teachers and parents and the kids all followed Carly into the event complete with Carly stickers.
Images & Illustrations of KOI
Translations for KOI
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for KOI »
Find a translation for the KOI definition in other languages:
Select another language: