danio

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noun da·nio \ˈdā-nē-ˌō\

Definition of danio

plural

danios

  1. :  any of various small brightly colored Asian cyprinid fishes (genera Danio and Brachydanio) — compare zebra fish

Origin and Etymology of danio

New Latin, genus name


First Known Use: circa 1889


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