vesica piscis


vesica pis·​cis
: a pointed oval figure typically composed of two intersecting arcs
specifically : an aureole of this shape surrounding a representation of a sacred personage

Word History


New Latin, literally, fish bladder

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“Vesica piscis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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