noun, genitive Pis·ci·um [pish-ee-uh m] /ˈpɪʃ i əm/, for 1.
- the twelfth sign of the zodiac: the mutable water sign.
- a person born under this sign, usually between February 19th and March 20th.
Origin of Pisces
Examples from the Web for pisces
CAPRICORN Communication is likely to break down this week with Mars opposing a battle-worn Chiron in Pisces.
PISCES Venus and Mercury, trine the healer Chiron, in Pisces, are fast at work pulling your guard down.
PISCES With the Full Moon in Pisces, Monday, secret maneuverings become a bit revealed.
Cancer tackles the big issues, Capricorn goes back to school, and Pisces unplugs.
Neptune sliding out of Pisces takes your delusions of grandeur with it.
There was a conjunction in the zodiac of the signs of Aquarius and Pisces.The Ruling Passion|Henry van Dyke
The fortunate day of the week for a Pisces subject is Thursday.The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 1|Various
His aspect of the heavens told him that in that year three planets would meet in the aqueous sign of Pisces.
They may be attached either to the hmal (Pisces) or neural (Amphibia and Amniota) arches.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Their most congenial companions will be found among those born in Scorpio and Pisces.The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5|Various
noun Latin genitive Piscium (ˈpaɪsɪəm)
- Also called: the Fishesthe twelfth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♓, having a mutable water classification and ruled by the planets Jupiter and Neptune. The sun is in this sign between about Feb 19 and March 20
- a person born when the sun is in this sign
Word Origin for Pisces
12th sign of the zodiac, late Old English, from Latin pisces, from plural of piscis "a fish," cognate with Gothic fisks, Old English fisc (see fish (n.)). Applied to persons born under this sign from 1924.