American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Grus.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An ancient southern constellation, the Southern Fish. It contains the 1.3 magnitude star Fomal-haut, which is 30 degrees south of the equator, and is in opposition on the 3d of September. The figure represents a fish which swallows the water poured out of the vase by Aquarius.
- From Latin piscis austrīnus, "southern fish". (Wiktionary)
- New Latin Piscis Austrīnus : Latin piscis, fish + Latin austrīnus, southern. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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