noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: Middle English, from Latin (genitive Piscium), from plural of piscis fish — more at fish 1. a zodiacal constellation directly south of Andromeda 2. a. the 12th sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac table b. one born under this sign

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  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pisces — (lat. „Fische“) steht für: ein wissenschaftliches Taxon, siehe Fische ein Sternbild, siehe Fische (Sternbild) die Pisces Zwerggalaxie in diesem Sternbild ein Album (1961) von Art Blakey …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Pisces — (lat.), Fische …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pisces — (lat.), die Fische; auch Sternbild, s. Fische …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Pisces — ⇒ Fische …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

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