Pronunciation: (dās), [key]
—pl. (esp. collectively) dace, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) dac•es.
1. a small, freshwater cyprinoid fish, Leuciscus leuciscus, of Europe, having a stout, fusiform body.
2. any of several similar or related fishes of the U.S.
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