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noun (dace)
  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 were swimming in the pools under the willow trees.
      1. Any of various related small fish of the family Cyprinidae that live in freshwater and are native to North America.
Etymology: From Old French dars, nominative form of dart "dace". For a similar loss of R compare bass.


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