Pisces


Pi·sces

noun plural but singular in construction \ˈpī-(ˌ)sēz also ˈpi-ˌsēz or ˈpis-ˌkās\

: the 12th sign of the zodiac that comes between Aquarius and Aries and is symbolized by a pair of fish

: a person born under the sign of Pisces : a person born between February 19 and March 20

Full Definition of PISCES

1
:  a zodiacal constellation directly south of Andromeda
2
a :  the 12th sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac table
b :  one born under this sign

Origin of PISCES

Middle English, from Latin (genitive Piscium), from plural of piscis fish — more at fish

Pis·ces

noun plural \ˈpī-ˌsēz also ˈpi-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PISCES

in some classifications : a class of vertebrates comprising all the fishes and sometimes the cyclostomes and lancelets

Pisces

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

(Latin: “Fishes”) In astronomy, the constellation lying between Aries and Aquarius; in astrology, the twelfth sign of the zodiac, governing approximately the period February 19–March 20. Its symbol is two fish tied together. These are a reference to the Greek myth of Aphrodite and Eros, who jumped into a river to escape the monster Typhon and were changed into fish. In another version of the myth, two fish carried them to safety.

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