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rasbora

[raz-bawr-uh, -bohr-uh, raz-ber-uh] /ræzˈbɔr ə, -ˈboʊr ə, ˈræz bər ə/
noun
1.
any of several minnows of the genus Rasbora, inhabiting fresh waters of southeastern Asia and the Malay Archipelago, especially the silvery R. heteromorpha, that has a black triangular marking near the tail and is often kept in aquariums.
Origin of rasbora
1930-1935
1930-35; < New Latin, of undetermined orig.
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rasbora

/ræzˈbɔːrə/
noun
1.
any of the small cyprinid fishes constituting the genus Rasbora of tropical Asia and East Africa. Many species are brightly coloured and are popular aquarium fishes
Word Origin
from New Latin, from an East Indian language
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