piscatorial

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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, "10 Modern Classic Hunting and Fishing Tips," 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, "Uncommon scents: Anglers find smelly bait is a necessary evil to attract big catfish," 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, "Finding treasures on the upper Nueces," 21 Oct. 2017 But his piscatorial prey are more fish of the present, not future. Bill Monroe, OregonLive.com, "More halibut sportfishing due for Oregon Coast anglers," 26 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of piscatorial

circa 1635, in the meaning defined above

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13 Dec 2020

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“Piscatorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piscatorial. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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