Any of various tropical often brightly colored cyprinid fishes of the genus Rasbora and related genera, including many species kept in home aquariums.
Any of a large genus (Rasbora) of small, freshwater, tropical cyprinoid fishes of Southeast Asia, often kept in aquariums.
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