any of several brightly colored, tropical, Asian cyprinoid aquarium fish
Origin of danioModL, old name of a genus ; from eastern; English Indian; Indic native name
Any of various small, often brightly colored freshwater fishes of the genera Danio and Devario, native to South and Southeast Asia and popular as aquarium fish.
Origin of danioNew Latin Danio, genus name.
From the Bengali name dhani, meaning "of the rice field".