Rasbora definition

răz-bôrə
Any of various tropical often brightly colored cyprinid fishes of the genus Rasbora and related genera, including many species kept in home aquariums.
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Any of a large genus (Rasbora) of small, freshwater, tropical cyprinoid fishes of Southeast Asia, often kept in aquariums.
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A small fish, of the Cyprinidae family, similar to a minnow.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
rasbora
Plural:
rasboras

Origin of rasbora

  • New Latin Rasbora genus name from a native word in the East Indies

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition