/ven"dis, -days/, n., pl. vendaces, (esp. collectively) vendace.
a whitefish, Coregonus vandesius, inhabiting lakes in Scotland and England.
[1690-1700; orig. Scots, appar. < F vandoise, OF vendoise any of various cyprinid fish ( < Gallo-Rom *vindisia, prob. deriv. of Celtic *wind- white, bright; cf. OIr find, Welsh gwyn); perh. conflated with a local Scots word (cf. the var. gevenaces)]

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