Definition of piscine in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪsʌɪn/


Of or concerning fish.
Example sentences
  • The mystery of fish slumber lies within the greater mystery of the piscine mind.
  • Three summers ago, there were so many insects that piscine sumptuary laws could have been declared.
  • But that could be difficult for the piscine inhabitants of Yorkshire rivers these dark, cold December nights.


Late 18th century: from Latin piscis 'fish' + -ine1.

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