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 {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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  • 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

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