from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A constellation in the equatorial region of the Northern Hemisphere near Aries and Pegasus. Also called Fishes.
- n. The 12th sign of the zodiac in astrology. Also called Fishes.
- n. One who is born under this sign.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a pair of fish.
- proper n. The zodiac sign for the fish, ruled by Neptune and covering February 20 - March 20 (tropical astrology) or March 15 - April 14 (sidereal astrology).
- n. Someone with a Pisces star sign
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. The twelfth sign of the zodiac, marked ♓ in almanacs.
- n.pl. A zodiacal constellation, including the first point of Aries, which is the vernal equinoctial point; the Fish.
- n.pl. The class of Vertebrata that includes the fishes. The principal divisions are Elasmobranchii, Ganoidei, and Teleostei.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A constellation and sign of the zodiac; the Fishes.
- In zoology, a class of vertebrates, the fishes, to which different limits have been assigned. See fish.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large faint zodiacal constellation; between Aquarius and Aries
- n. the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
- n. a group of vertebrates comprising both cartilaginous and bony fishes and sometimes including the jawless vertebrates; not used technically
- n. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces
Middle English, from Medieval Latin Piscēs, from Latin piscēs, pl. of piscis, fish.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin piscēs, the nominative plural of piscis ("fish"). (Wiktionary)