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Origin of piscary

1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin piscāria, neuter plural (fishing rights) and feminine singular (fishing place) of Latin piscārius of fishing or fish. See pisci-, -ary
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Related Words for piscary

fly-fishing, piscary, trolling

British Dictionary definitions for piscary


noun plural -ries
  1. a place where fishing takes place
  2. the right to fish in certain waters

Word Origin for piscary

C15: from Latin piscārius fishing, from piscis a fish
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