Definition of Pisces in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpīsēz/
Pronunciation: /ˈpisēz/
1 Astronomy A large constellation (the Fish or Fishes), said to represent a pair of fish tied together by their tails.
1.1 (as genitive PisciumˈpiSHēəmˈpīsē-) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Alpha Piscium
2 Astrology The twelfth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about February 20.
2.1 (a Pisces) (plural same) A person born when the sun is in the sign of Pisces.
Example sentences
  • Note that in traditional astrology Pisces is ruled by Jupiter, Aquarius by Saturn and Scorpio by Mars.
  • I'm a Pisces, I'm astrologically predisposed to root for the underdog!
  • For instance, people often think that fire puts out water, and so would assume that a Leo would not gel well with a Pisces, for instance.


Latin, plural of piscis 'fish'.

Words that rhyme with Pisces

Anchises, Cambyses, cicatrices, crises

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Pis·ces

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