Definition of piscator in English:

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piscator

Pronunciation: /pɪˈskeɪtə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

rare
A fisherman.
Example sentences
  • In his famous 17th century work, he wrote of the Arcadian idyll of the piscator, fishing the rivers of England for salmon.
  • The brown trout are now some of the finest in the world and lovingly pursued by the piscators.
  • The festival started in 1927 when Italian Americans in the fishing community erected a statue of St. Peter, the patron saint of piscators, in the town square.

Origin

Mid 17th century: Latin, from piscis 'fish'.

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