Rhinichthys atronasus
Dace Dace (d[=a]s), n. [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.] (Zo["o]l.) A small European cyprinoid fish ({Leuciscus leuciscus}, formerly {Squalius leuciscus} or {Leuciscus vulgaris}); -- called also {dare}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

Note: 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}. [1913 Webster]


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  • blacknose dace — noun also black nosed dace ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ : a common No. American dace (Rhinichthys atronasus or Atratulus atronasus) with a black stripe along either side passing from the base of the tail to the tip of the nose called also striped dace …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dace — (d[=a]s), n. [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.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small European cyprinoid fish ({Leuciscus leuciscus}, formerly {Squalius… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dare — Dace Dace (d[=a]s), n. [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.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small European cyprinoid fish ({Leuciscus leuciscus}, formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leuciscus leuciscus — Dace Dace (d[=a]s), n. [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.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small European cyprinoid fish ({Leuciscus leuciscus}, formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leuciscus vulgaris — Dace Dace (d[=a]s), n. [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.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small European cyprinoid fish ({Leuciscus leuciscus}, formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Semotilus corporalis — Dace Dace (d[=a]s), n. [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.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small European cyprinoid fish ({Leuciscus leuciscus}, formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squalius leuciscus — Dace Dace (d[=a]s), n. [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.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small European cyprinoid fish ({Leuciscus leuciscus}, formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Minnows — Minnows, kleine Fische, die in den nördlichen Gebieten Amerikas unsre Elritzen, Plötzen, Lauben und ähnliche Fische ersetzen und ihnen in Gestalt, Erscheinung und Lebensweise ähnlich sind. Mehrere dieser Fische, wie die nordamerikanische Elritze… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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