Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various tropical often brightly colored cyprinid fishes of the genus Rasbora and related genera, including many species kept in home aquariums.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of Rasborina, containing numerous small cyprinoids of the Oriental and African waters. The lateral line runs along the lower half of the caudal part.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small fish, of the Cyprinidae family, similar to a minnow.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin Rasbora, genus name, from a native word in the East Indies.]

Examples

  • Once finished, I noticed a rasbora on the carpet looking a little sere with a pillow feather stuck on its body.

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  • Common name: Kubota's microrasbora, Neon yellow rasbora.

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  • Puntius semifasciolatus Günther), harlequin rasbora (Trigonostigma heteromorpha

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