piscatory
adjective Etymology: Latin piscatorius, from piscari to fish, from piscis Date: 1633 of, relating to, or dependent on fish or fishing

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  • Piscatory — Piscatory, Theobold, Franzos, trat 1832 in die Deputirtenkammer, wurde später Pair u. unterstützte im Parlament die Regierung. 1841 ging er in diplomatischer Sendung nach Griechenland u. wurde 1843 französischer Gesandter u. bevollmächtigter… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Piscatory — Théobald Piscatory Théobald Émile Arcambal Piscatory est un homme d’État et diplomate français né à Paris le 6 avril 1800 et mort à Paris le 18 novembre 1870. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Références 2.1 Sources …   Wikipédia en Français

  • piscatory — /pis keuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to fishermen or fishing: a piscatory treaty. 2. devoted to or dependent upon fishing: a piscatory people; piscatory birds. Also, piscatorial /pis keuh tawr ee euhl, tohr /. [1625 35; < L… …   Universalium

  • piscatory — adjective a) Of or pertaining to fishermen or fishing. The Ribble and the Aire roll down, as yet unpolluted by dyers chemistry; tenanted by merry trouts and piscatory otters. b) Of or pertaining to fish; piscine. The air among the houses was of… …   Wiktionary

  • Piscatory — 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

  • piscatory — 1) of or pertaining to fish or fishing or fishermen 2) living by or given to fishing …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • piscatory — Synonyms and related words: cynegetic, eellike, fishing, fishy, following, halieutic, hunting, in full cry, in hot pursuit, in pursuit, piscatorial, pisciform, pursuant, pursuing, questing, searching, seeking, selachian, sharkish …   Moby Thesaurus

  • piscatory — a. Angling, fishing …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • piscatory — pis·ca·to·ry …   English syllables

  • piscatory — pis•ca•to•ry [[t]ˈpɪs kəˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] also pis•ca•to•ri•al [[t]ˌpɪs kəˈtɔr i əl, ˈtoʊr [/t]] adj. of or pertaining to fishermen or fishing • Etymology: 1625–35; < L piscātōrius, der. of piscārī to fish …   From formal English to slang

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