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danio

[dey-nee-oh] /ˈdeɪ niˌoʊ/
noun, plural danios.
1.
any of several cyprinid fishes of the genera Danio and Brachydanio, of India and Sri Lanka, often kept in aquariums.
Origin of danio
1880-1885
Borrowed into English from New Latin around 1880-85
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danio

/ˈdeɪnɪˌəʊ/
noun (pl) -os
1.
any brightly coloured tropical freshwater cyprinid fish of the genus Danio and related genera: popular aquarium fishes
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, of obscure origin
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