Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person whose diet is primarily vegetarian but also includes fish.

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  • noun A person who consumes no animal flesh with the exception of fish or seafood.

Etymologies

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

[Perhaps Italian pesce, fish (from Latin piscis) or a kindred Romance word such as Spanish pescado, fish + (vege)tarian.]

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From Italian pesce ("fish") +‎ -arian, by analogy with vegetarian.

Examples

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  • "It's okay to eat fish because they don't have any feelings.�? -Nirvana

    November 27, 2007

  • Might as well eat telemarketers then.

    November 27, 2007