Definition of Piscine

1. Adjective. Of or relating to fish.

Partainyms: Fish



Definition of Piscine

1. a. Of or pertaining to a fish or fishes; as, piscine remains.

Definition of Piscine

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of fish; ichthyic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Piscine

1. pertaining to fish [adj]

Medical Definition of Piscine

1. Relating to, affecting, resembling or derived from a fish. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piscine

piscicidal
piscicide
piscicides
piscicolous
piscicultural
pisciculture
piscicultures
pisciculturist
pisciculturists
pisciform
pisciform cataract
piscina
piscinae
piscinal
piscinas
piscine (current term)
piscines
piscivore
piscivores
piscivorous
piscivory
pisco
pisco sour
piscola
piscos
pise
pises
pish
pish posh
pisha paysha

Literary usage of Piscine

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1. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"piscine modification. —• All vertebrates, during more or less of their developmental life-period, float in a liquid of similar specific gravity to ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... (for various earlier papers by these authors, reference should be made to the CR Ac. Sei. and CR Soc. Bio/, for previous years); C. Lebailly (On piscine ..."

3. Natural History, Lore and Legend: Being Some Few Examples of Quaint and By by Frederick Edward Hulme (1895)
"We turn in conclusion to forms reptilian and piscine, and to " such small deer" as may call for a parting word or two in drawing our labours to a close; ..."

4. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1875)
"The piscine is in every respect a most comfortable bath, and very superior, in my opinion, to the bain. It is a very fine swimming bath, ..."

5. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1883)
"There is another piscine in the south wall of the church, also in excellent preservation, but not so finely carved as the one next to the altar. ..."

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