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.
Any of several brightly colored, tropical, Asian cyprinoid aquarium fish.
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Origin of danio
- New Latin Danio genus name
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From the Bengali name dhani, meaning "of the rice field".