[vuh-sahy-kuh pahy-sis, pis-is; vuh-see-kuh pis-kis, ves-i-kuh]
- an elliptical figure in pointed form, usually one made by the intersection of two arcs and used, especially in early Christian art, as an emblem of Christ.
Origin of vesica piscis
First recorded in 1800–10, vesica piscis is from the New Latin word vēsīca piscis literally, bladder of a fish
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