pis·​ca·​to·​ri·​al | \ ˌpi-skə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce piscatorial (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Four-thousand years after the Chinese first deployed hooks to catch fish, the Lindner brothers, Al and Ron, had an earth-shattering piscatorial idea of their own: the Lindy Rig. Dennis Anderson, Star Tribune, 30 Apr. 2021 Trolling for tuna has long been a saltwater staple, but stand-up spincasting for these bluewater beasts is piscatorial warfare. T. Edward Nickens, Field & Stream, 26 Nov. 2020 Autumn brings cooling water temperatures that spur the piscatorial titans to feed aggressively when the water level on the big lake is usually at its lowest point of the year. Matt Williams, Dallas News, 21 Nov. 2020 The pools of the Nueces hold a diversity of piscatorial predators, including a half-dozen or so species of sunfish. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, 21 Oct. 2017 But his piscatorial prey are more fish of the present, not future. Bill Monroe, OregonLive.com, 26 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of piscatorial

circa 1635, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piscatorial was circa 1635

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“Piscatorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piscatorial. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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