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1. A constellation in the equatorial region of the Northern Hemisphere near Aries and Pegasus. Also called Fishes.
a. The 12th sign of the zodiac in astrology. Also called Fishes.
b. pl. Pisces One who is born under this sign.
[Middle English, from Medieval Latin Piscēs, from Latin piscēs, pl. of piscis, fish.]
n, Latin genitive Piscium (ˈpaɪsɪəm)
1. (Celestial Objects) astronomy a faint extensive zodiacal constellation lying between Aquarius and Aries on the ecliptic
2. (Astrology) astrology
a. Also called: the Fishes the twelfth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♓, having a mutable water classification and ruled by the planets Jupiter and Neptune. The sun is in this sign between about Feb 19 and March 20
b. a person born when the sun is in this sign
adjAlso (for senses 2b, 4): Piscean
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Pisces
[C14: Latin: the fishes]
Pis•ces(ˈpaɪ siz, ˈpɪs iz)
n. gen. Pis•ci•um (ˈpɪʃ i əm)
1. the Fishes, a zodiacal constellation between Aries and Aquarius.
a. the 12th sign of the zodiac.
b. a person born under this sign, usu. between February 19 and March 20.
3. the three classes of fishes considered as a group.
[< New Latin, Latin piscēs, pl. of piscis fish]
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aries and Pegasus.
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|Noun||1.||Pisces - the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20|
|2.||Pisces - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
|3.||Pisces - a large faint zodiacal constellation; between Aquarius and Aries|
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
|4.||Pisces - a group of vertebrates comprising both cartilaginous and bony fishes and sometimes including the jawless vertebrates; not used technically|
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
division - (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
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