1. tetra

noun. ['ˈtɛtrə'] brightly colored tropical freshwater fishes.


  • characin fish
  • characid
  • characin
  • Hemigrammus

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Words that Rhyme with Tetra

  • cometra
  • petra
  • metra

Example sentences of the word tetra

1. Adjective
Nearly all tetra species do well in schools, so keep five to six of the species you choose.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If you want a very passive community fish, you will enjoy the brightly colored cardinal tetra.