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- n. A treatise upon fish or the art of fishing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A treatise upon fish or the art of fishing; ichthyology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A treatise on fishes, or on the art of fishing: as, the Halieutics of Oppian.
- n. That branch of practical theology (‘fishing for men’) which treats of the theory of the extension of Christian, missions; the science of Christian missions, specifically, of foreign missions.
Latin halieuticus pertaining to fishing, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)
That there were other Greek writers who dealt with fish and fishing and composed "halieutics" we know from