Pisces Pis"ces, n. pl. [L. piscis a fish.] 1. (Astron.) (a) The twelfth sign of the zodiac, marked [pisces] in almanacs. (b) A zodiacal constellation, including the first point of Aries, which is the vernal equinoctial point; the Fish. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The class of Vertebrata that includes the fishes. The principal divisions are Elasmobranchii, Ganoidei, and Teleostei. [1913 Webster]

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