pis·​ca·​to·​ry ˈpi-skə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce piscatory (audio)
: of, relating to, or dependent on fish or fishing

Word History


Latin piscatorius, from piscari to fish, from piscis

First Known Use

1633, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of piscatory was in 1633

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Cite this Entry

“Piscatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piscatory. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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