dace

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noun \ˈdās\

Definition of dace

plural

dace

  1. 1 :  a small freshwater European cyprinid fish (Leuciscus leuciscus)

  2. 2 :  any of various small North American freshwater cyprinid fishes

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Origin and Etymology of dace

Middle English dace, darce, from Anglo-French dars, from Medieval Latin darsus


DACE Defined for Kids

dace

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noun \ˈdās\

Definition of dace for Students

plural

dace

  1. :  a small freshwater fish related to the carp


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