Pisces

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noun, plural in form but singular in construction Pi·sces \ˈpī-(ˌ)sēz also ˈpi-ˌsēz or ˈpis-ˌkās\

Definition of Pisces

  1. 1 :  a zodiacal constellation directly south of Andromeda

  2. 2a :  the 12th sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac tableb :  one born under this sign

Origin and Etymology of pisces

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


First Known Use: before 12th century


PISCES Defined for English Language Learners

Pisces

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Definition of Pisces for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

Pisces

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noun plural Pis·ces \ˈpī-ˌsēz also ˈpi-\

Medical Definition of Pisces

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



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