halieutic

adjective
hal·​i·​eu·​tic | \ ˌhalēˈ(y)ütik \
variants: or less commonly halieutical \ -​tə̇kəl \

Definition of halieutic

: of or relating to fishing

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Other Words from halieutic

halieutically \ -​tə̇k(ə)lē \ adverb

History and Etymology for halieutic

Late Latin halieuticus, from Greek halieutikos, from (assumed) halieutos verbal of halieuein to fish, from hals salt, sea) + -ikos -ic

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“Halieutic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/halieutic. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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