follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

zebrafish

[zee-bruh-fish; British also zeb-ruh-] /ˈzi brəˌfɪʃ; British also ˈzɛb rə-/
noun, plural zebrafishes (especially collectively) zebrafish.
1.
a small, slender freshwater fish, Brachydanio rerio, having luminous bluish-black and silvery-gold horizontal stripes: popular in home aquariums.
Also called zebra danio.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; zebra + fish
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for zebrafish

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for zebra

16
17
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with zebra-fish

Nearby words for zebra-fish