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zebrafish

[ zee-bruh-fish; British also zeb-ruh- ]
/ 藞zi br蓹藢f瑟蕛; British also 藞z蓻b r蓹- /
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noun, plural ze路bra路fish路es, (especially collectively) ze路bra路fish.
a small, slender freshwater fish, Brachydanio rerio, having luminous bluish-black and silvery-gold horizontal stripes: popular in home aquariums.
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Also called zebra danio .

Origin of zebrafish

First recorded in 1765鈥75; zebra + fish
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