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piscatorial Syllabification: pis·ca·to·ri·al
Pronunciation: /ˌpiskəˈtôrēəl/

Definition of piscatorial in English:

adjective

formal
Of or concerning fishermen or fishing.
Example sentences
  • I remember quite clearly the day when my infant piscatorial thoughts turned from small creatures to fantasies of slightly larger prey.
  • The grayling is arguably the most up-and-coming fish in the piscatorial hierarchy, as voted by us fishermen.
  • This was a welcome fish indeed and restored my faith in my piscatorial brethren.

Origin

Early 19th century: from Latin piscatorius 'relating to fishing' (from piscator 'fisherman', from piscis 'fish') + -al.

Words that rhyme with piscatorial

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