[zee-bruh-fish; British also zeb-ruh-]
noun, plural ze·bra·fish·es, (especially collectively) ze·bra·fish.
a small, slender freshwater fish, Brachydanio rerio, having luminous bluish-black and silvery-gold horizontal stripes: popular in home aquariums.
- zebra label,
- zebra mussel,
- zebra plant,
- zebra swallowtail,
- zebra-tailed lizard,
Origin of zebrafish
Also called zebra danio.
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