piscatory

[ pis-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈpɪs kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /

adjective

of or relating to fishermen or fishing: a piscatory treaty.
devoted to or dependent upon fishing: a piscatory people; piscatory birds.
Also pis·ca·to·ri·al [pis-kuh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌpɪs kəˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/.

Origin of piscatory

1625–35; < Latin piscātōrius, equivalent to piscā(rī) to fish (see piscator) + -tōrius -tory1
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British Dictionary definitions for piscatorial

piscatorial

piscatory (ˈpɪskətərɪ, -trɪ)

/ (ˌpɪskəˈtɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

of or relating to fish, fishing, or fishermen
devoted to fishing

Derived Forms

piscatorially, adverb

Word Origin for piscatorial

C19: from Latin piscātōrius, from piscātor fisherman
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