Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

rasbora

[raz-bawr-uh, -bohr-uh, raz-ber-uh] /ræzˈbɔr ə, -ˈboʊr ə, ˈræz bər ə/
noun
1.
any of several minnows of the genus Rasbora, inhabiting fresh waters of southeastern Asia and the Malay Archipelago, especially the silvery R. heteromorpha, that has a black triangular marking near the tail and is often kept in aquariums.
Origin of rasbora
1930-1935
From New Latin, dating back to 1930-35, of undetermined orig.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for rasbora

rasbora

/ræzˈbɔːrə/
noun
1.
any of the small cyprinid fishes constituting the genus Rasbora of tropical Asia and East Africa. Many species are brightly coloured and are popular aquarium fishes
Word Origin
from New Latin, from an East Indian language
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for rasbora

Word Value for rasbora

9
10
Scrabble Words With Friends