Definition of Dace

1. Noun. Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body.

Exact synonyms: Leuciscus Leuciscus
Generic synonyms: Cyprinid, Cyprinid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Leuciscus, Leuciscus



Definition of Dace

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

Definition of Dace

1. Noun. The shoal-forming fish ''Leuciscus leuciscus'' common in fast-flowing rivers in England and Wales. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) Any of various related small fish of the family ''Cyprinidae'' that live in freshwater and are native to North America. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dace

1. a freshwater fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dace

1. A small European cyprinoid fish (Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); called also dare. In America the name is given to several related fishes of the genera Squalius, Minnilus, etc. The black-nosed dace is Rhinichthys atronasus the horned dace is Semotilus corporalis. For red dace, see Redfin. 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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