Definitions for dacedeɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dacedeɪs(n.)(pl.)dace; dac•es.

  1. a small, stout European cyprinid fish

    Leuciscus leuciscus.

    Category: Ichthyology

  2. any of several North American minnows.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of dace:

1400–50; late ME darce, darse < OF dars < LL darsus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dace, Leuciscus leuciscus(noun)

    small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body

Wiktionary

  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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dace(noun)

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

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