from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A treatise on fishes, or on the art of fishing: as, the Halieutics of Oppian.
- noun 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A treatise upon fish or the art of fishing; ichthyology.
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- noun A
treatiseupon fishor the art of fishing.
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Latin halieuticus pertaining to fishing, from Ancient Greek.
That there were other Greek writers who dealt with fish and fishing and composed "halieutics" we know from