Definitions for dacedeɪs
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a small, stout European cyprinid fish
any of several North American minnows.
Origin of dace:
1400–50; late ME darce, darse < OF dars < LL darsus
dace, Leuciscus leuciscus(noun)
small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body
The shoal-forming fish Leuciscus leuciscus common in fast-flowing rivers in England and Wales.
Any of various related small fish of the family Cyprinidae that live in freshwater and are native to North America.
Origin: From dars, nominative form of dart. For a similar loss of R compare bass#Etymology 2.
a small European cyprinoid fish (Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare