Definition of piscatorial in English:


Line breaks: pisca|tor¦ial
Pronunciation: /ˌpɪskəˈtɔːrɪəl


  • Of or concerning fishermen or fishing.
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    • 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.


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

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