Piscation Pis*ca"tion, n. [L. piscatio, fr. piscari to fish.] Fishing; fishery. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • Piscation — (v. lat.), Fischfang, Fischerei; daher Piscatorisch, die Fischerei betreffend …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • piscation — pə̇ˈskāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin piscation , piscatio, from Latin piscatus (past participle of piscari to fish, from piscis fish) + ion , io ion more at fish : fishing …   Useful english dictionary

  • piscation — fishing, fishery …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • piscation — pis·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • Piscis — Piscis, lat., Fisch; pisces, Fische; Piscation, Fischfang; Piscivoren, Fischfresser …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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  • hunt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. chase, drag; pursuit, search. v. t. chase, stalk, follow, trace, pursue, run, trail, hound. v. i. shoot, poach, trap, snare, hawk, ferret. See inquiry. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The pursuit of game] Syn …   English dictionary for students

  • hunting — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. looking for, looking around, seeking, in search of; see searching 2 . n. Syn. the chase, the hunt, sporting, shooting, coursing, venery, stalking, falconry, trapping, big game hunting, deer hunting, boar hunting, fox… …   English dictionary for students

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