Definition of dace
1 : a small freshwater European cyprinid fish (Leuciscus leuciscus)
2 : any of various small North American freshwater cyprinid fishes
Origin of dace
Middle English dace, darce, from Anglo-French dars, from Medieval Latin darsus
First Known Use: 15th century
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Definition of dace for Students
: a small freshwater fish related to the carp
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