Definition of


  1. (noun, animal) small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body

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Synonyms of Dace

leuciscus leuciscus

Alternate forms of Dace

Hypernyms: cyprinid, cyprinid fish

Origin of the word Dace

  1. small, freshwater fish, early 15c., from O.Fr. darz, nom. or pl. of dart "dart" (see dart). So called for its movements. more

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