piscatorial
adjective Date: 1828 piscatory

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  • Piscatorial — Pis ca*to ri*al, Piscatory Pis ca*to*ry, a. [L. piscatorius, fr. piscator a fisherman, fr. piscari to fish, fr. piscis a fish. See {Fish} the animal.] Of or pertaining to fishes or fishing. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • piscatorial — [pis΄kə tôr′ē əl] adj. 〚L piscatorius < piscator, fisherman < piscatus: see PISCATOLOGY〛 of fishes, fishermen, or fishing: also piscatory piscatorially adv. * * * pis·ca·to·ri·al (pĭs kə tôrʹē əl, tōrʹ ) …   Universalium

  • piscatorial — piscatorial, ale (entrée créée par le supplément) (pi ska to ri al, a l ) adj. Qui a rapport à la pêche. L économie piscatoriale. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. piscatorius, de piscator, pêcheur (voy. pêcheur) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • piscatorial — (also piscatory) ► ADJECTIVE formal ▪ relating to fishing. ORIGIN from Latin piscator fisherman , from piscis fish …   English terms dictionary

  • piscatorial — [pis΄kə tôr′ē əl] adj. [L piscatorius < piscator, fisherman < piscatus: see PISCATOLOGY] of fishes, fishermen, or fishing: also piscatory piscatorially adv …   English World dictionary

  • piscatorial — adjective a) Of or pertaining to fishermen or fishing. There should be no plea put in by him in his absences, that he had only gone to catch a few fish, when his intentions had been other than piscatorial. b) Of or pertaining to fish; piscine The …   Wiktionary

  • piscatorial — pertaining to fishing or fishes or fishermen …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • piscatorial — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. piscine, angling, fishing, piscatory, piscatorian, piscatorious …   English dictionary for students

  • piscatorial — pis|ca|to|ri|al [ˌpıskəˈto:riəl] adj formal [Date: 1800 1900; : Latin; Origin: piscatorius, from piscis fish ] relating to fishing or people who go fishing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • piscatorial — see FISH …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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