Definitions

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

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to a fish or fishes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adjective of or relating to fish

Etymologies

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

[Medieval Latin piscīnus, from Latin piscis, fish.]

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Latin piscis a fish.

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...

    Francophilia!

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Brush of Darkness

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

    Brush of Darkness

  • 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

  • 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.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • 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

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