Pronunciation Noun

ide (plural ides)

  1. A freshwater keyword fish of the family Cyprinidae, found across northern Europe and Asia, especially Leuciscus idus. [from 19th c.]
    • 1989, Keith Bosley, translating Elias Lönnrot, The Kalevala, XLVII:
      a pike says to the pike-folk / a whitefish asked an ide, a / salmon another salmon: / ‘Have they died, the famous men / have Kaleva's sons been lost […]?’
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: язь



  1. (biochemistry) Initialism of insulin-degrading enzyme
  2. (computing) Initialism of integrated development environment
  3. (electronics) Initialism of integrated drive electronics

Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A village in Devon, England, named after Saint Ida.

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