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  1. dace, Leuciscus leuciscus(noun)

    small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body

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  1. Dace(n.)

    A small European cyprinoid fish (Leuciscus leuciscus, formerly Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare.

  2. Origin: [Written also dare, dart, fr. F. dard dase, dart, of German origin. Dace is for an older darce, fr. an OF. nom. darz. See Dart a javelin.]

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  1. dace(Noun)

    The shoal-forming fish Leuciscus leuciscus common in fast-flowing rivers in England and Wales.

  2. dace(Noun)

    Any of various related small fish of the family Cyprinidae that live in freshwater and are native to North America.

  3. Origin: From dars, nominative form of dart. For a similar loss of R compare bass#Etymology 2.

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  1. Dace(noun)

    a small European cyprinoid fish (Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare

  2. Origin: [Written also dare, dart, fr. F. dard dase, dart, of German origin. Dace is for an older darce, fr. an OF. nom. darz. See Dart a javelin.]

Anagrams of dace »

  1. aced, cade, Cade, CEDA

  2. Aced

  3. Cade

  4. CEDA


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