dace

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From Old French dars, nominative form of dart (dace). For a similar loss of R compare bass.

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dace (plural dace or daces)

  1. The shoal-forming fish Leuciscus leuciscus common in fast-flowing rivers in England and Wales.
    • 1949, George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, p28
      Somewhere near at hand, though out of sight, there was a clear, slow-moving stream where dace were swimming in the pools under the willow trees.
  2. (US) Any of various related small fish of the family Cyprinidae that live in freshwater and are native to North America.

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Adjective[edit]

dace f pl, n pl

  1. feminine plural nominative form of dac
  2. feminine plural accusative form of dac
  3. neuter plural nominative form of dac
  4. neuter plural accusative form of dac

Noun[edit]

dace f pl

  1. plural form of dacă