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vesica piscis

Syllabification: ve·si·ca pis·cis
Pronunciation: /ˈvesikə ˈpis(k)is, ˈpīsis, vəˈsēkə, vəˈsīkə
 
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Definition of vesica piscis in English:

noun (plural vesicae piscis /-ˌkī, -ˌkē/)

Another term for mandorla.

Origin

Latin, literally 'fish's bladder'.

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