See also: Dace

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common dace (Leuciscus leuciscus

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From Old French dars, nominative form of dart (dace). For a similar loss of r, compare bass.

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  • IPA(key): /deɪs/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪs

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dace (plural dace or daces)

  1. A shoal-forming fish of species Leuciscus leuciscus, common to swift rivers in England and Wales and in Europe.
    • 1949, George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four[1], Part One, Chapter 3:
      Somewhere near at hand, though out of sight, there was a clear, slow-moving stream where dace were swimming in the pools under the willow trees.
  2. (US) Any of various related small fish of the family Cyprinidae that live in freshwater and are native to North America.

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dace f pl or n pl

  1. nominative/accusative feminine/neuter plural of dac

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dace f pl

  1. plural of dacă