- 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
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1630s, from Latin piscatorius "of fishermen," from piscator "fisherman," from piscari "to fish," from pisces "a fish" (see fish (n.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper