Danio definition

dānē-ō
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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.
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Any of several brightly colored, tropical, Asian cyprinoid aquarium fish.
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Any of various fish of the genera Danio and Devario.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
danio
Plural:
danios

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".

    From Wiktionary