See also: Dace

EnglishEdit

 
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common dace (Leuciscus leuciscus

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

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dace (plural dace or daces)

  1. The shoal-forming fish Leuciscus leuciscus common to swift rivers in England and Wales and in Europe.
    • 1949, George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Part One, Chapter 3, [1]
      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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AdjectiveEdit

dace f pl or n pl

  1. nominative/accusative feminine/neuter plural of dac

NounEdit

dace f pl

  1. plural of dacă