neon tetra


noun

a small, brightly colored red and blue characin fish, Pracheirodon innesi, native to parts of the Amazon basin: a popular aquarium fish.

Nearby words

  1. neomembrane,
  2. neomercantilism,
  3. neomycin,
  4. neon,
  5. neon lamp,
  6. neonatal,
  7. neonatal anemia,
  8. neonatal hepatitis,
  9. neonatal herpes,
  10. neonatal medicine

Origin of neon tetra

First recorded in 1935–40

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