Pronunciation Noun

dace (plural dace)

  1. The shoal-forming fish Leuciscus leuciscus common in fast-flowing rivers in England and Wales and in Europe.
    • 1949, George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Part One, Chapter 3,
      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.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • Russian: плотва́

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.005
Offline English dictionary