Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a fish or fishes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of fish; ichthyic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a fish or fishes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining in any way to fish or fishes; ichthyic: as, piscine remains; piscine affinities.
  • n. A fish-pond.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to fish

Etymologies

Medieval Latin pisc─źnus, from Latin piscis, fish.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin piscis a fish. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Lovely food from local market, a little private 'piscine' in our jardin, some trips to see the chateaux at Usse and Azay-le-Rideau and a spot of wine-tasting for good measure...

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • The hall of the "piscine" is a hundred and twenty paces long; that in which the bathers disrobed is eighty feet in height; the whole is covered with marble, and with such beautiful marble that mantel ornaments are now made of its fragments.

    Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume 7 Italy, Sicily, and Greece (Part One)

  • A massive galleon sailed on the waves far above my piscine semblance.

    Brush of Darkness

  • While I'm depleting the piscine community, you'll be interested to know that the latest winners of the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest have perpetrated their crimes on the reading public and been justly rewarded therefore.

    Canada Day

  • You could do worse in your search for answers to these questions than to go to New York's Le Bernardin, the Michelin three-star temple of piscine cuisine.

    The Odd Couple of Food and Wine

  • It is equally the st ory of geology on a grand scale, of discovery and exploration, of fishing and the incomparable piscine riches of the Grand Banks.

    When History Rides the Waves

  • When we lived in a tiny Parisian deux pieces after my divorce I had a party for my daughter at a place where there was a massive play area (piscine a balles etc) and the staff took care of the kids while you had a coffee.

    party planner

  • Also, in high school French, my mnemonic for remembering "pool" was "Piss in (piscine) the pool."

    The Next to Last Day of May

  • Mr. Riccioli, perhaps the Fergus Henderson of the piscine world believes, like his father before him, in using less fashionable fish such as sardines, anchovies and calamari, as well as in using the entire fish.

    Plucking the Finest Fruits From the Sea

  • As piscine ubiquity rose over the next four decades, design trends flourished.

    Swimming Pools: Out of the Blue, Into the Black

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