from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various small, often brightly colored freshwater fishes of the genera Danio and Brachydanio, native to Asia and popular as aquarium fish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various fish of the genera Danio and Devario.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of cyprinoid fishes, typical of the group Danionina, inhabiting India.
New Latin Danio, genus name.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Bengali name dhani, meaning "of the rice field". (Wiktionary)