Definition of Piscatory

1. Adjective. Relating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing. "A piscatory life"

Exact synonyms: Piscatorial
Partainyms: Fishing, Fishing



Definition of Piscatory

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to fishermen or fishing. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to fish; piscine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Piscatory

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Piscatory

1. Of or pertaining to fishes or fishing. Origin: L. Piscatorius, fr. Piscator a fisherman, fr. Piscari to fish, fr. Piscis a fish. See Fish the animal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piscatory

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pisanosaur
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pisatin
pisatin demethylase
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piscatory (current term)
piscatory ring
pisces
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piscicolous
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pisciculturist

Literary usage of Piscatory

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1. Literary Criticism from the Elizabethan Dramatists by John Tucker Murray, David Klein, Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, William Winter, Rosamond Gilder, Felix Emmanuel Schelling, William Dean Howells, Mary Findlater, Jane Helen Findlater, Allan McAulay, William Randolph Hearst (1908)
"... a piscatory, by Phineas Fletcher, we have an exceedingly interesting play, and a novel though authentic variety of the pastoral. ..."

2. Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1642: A History of the Drama in England from the by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1908)
"... a piscatory, by Phineas Fletcher, we *6i5- have an exceedingly interesting play, and a novel though authentic variety of the pastoral. ..."

3. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1897)
"PA*>T. The piscatory devotee in happy days of yore, Never got his trappings from the^« dt st'tc/f store; But with his wetted jackknife he trimmed a ..."

4. Literary Criticism from the Elizabethan Dramatists by John Tucker Murray, David Klein, Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, William Winter, Rosamond Gilder, Felix Emmanuel Schelling, William Dean Howells, Mary Findlater, Jane Helen Findlater, Allan McAulay, William Randolph Hearst (1908)
"... a piscatory, by Phineas Fletcher, we have an exceedingly interesting play, and a novel though authentic variety of the pastoral. ..."

5. Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1642: A History of the Drama in England from the by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1908)
"... a piscatory, by Phineas Fletcher, we *6i5- have an exceedingly interesting play, and a novel though authentic variety of the pastoral. ..."

6. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1897)
"PA*>T. The piscatory devotee in happy days of yore, Never got his trappings from the^« dt st'tc/f store; But with his wetted jackknife he trimmed a ..."

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