- of, relating to, or resembling a fish or fishes.
Origin of piscine
Examples from the Web for piscine
In recent years, the piscine darling has helped secure the Scandinavian country favorable trade and tourism agreements with China.The Surprising Reasons the Chinese Love the Little Mermaid
August 25, 2013
He leaned forward and fixed the tabletop with a piscine stare.Cue for Quiet
Thomas L. Sherred
Possibly there was a certain suggestion of the piscine, sir.Right Ho, Jeeves
P. G. Wodehouse
The tears of the young man in the piscine were the only tears of sorrow I saw at Lourdes.
Most of the species are entozoal; but many adhere to the surface of the body of piscine hosts.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
That morning in the piscine she had found herself able to walk properly though her heels were tender from disuse.
- of, relating to, or resembling a fish
Word Origin and History for piscine
c.1300, "reservoir, bathing pool," from Old French piscine "fishpond," from Latin piscina, from piscis "a fish" (see fish (n.)). Ecclesiastical sense is from late 15c., from Medieval Latin piscina. As an adjective from 1799.
- Relating to or characteristic of fishes.