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Pi·sces

 (pī′sēz)
n.
1. A constellation in the equatorial region of the Northern Hemisphere near Aries and Pegasus. Also called Fishes.
2.
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.]
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Pisces

(ˈpaɪsiːz; ˈpɪ-)
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
3. (Zoology)
a. a taxonomic group that comprises all fishes. See fish1
b. a taxonomic group that comprises the bony fishes only. See teleost
adj
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Pisces
Also (for senses 2b, 4): Piscean
[C14: Latin: the fishes]
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Pis•ces

(ˈpaɪ siz, ˈpɪs iz)

n. gen. Pis•ci•um (ˈpɪʃ i əm)
for 1.
1. the Fishes, a zodiacal constellation between Aries and Aquarius.
2.
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]
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Pi·sces

(pī′sēz)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aries and Pegasus.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pisces - the twelfth sign of the zodiacPisces - 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"
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
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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Translations
Ryby
Fisken
Kalat
ribe
Halak
魚座
물고기자리
Peşti
Ribi
Fiskarna
ราศีกันย์
Cung song ngư

Pisces

[ˈpaɪsiːz] N
1. (= sign, constellation) → Piscis m
2. (= person) → Piscis mf
he's (a) Pisceses piscis
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Pisces

[ˈpaɪsiːz] nles Poissons mpl
to be Pisces, to be a Pisces → être Poissons
I'm Pisces.; I'm a Pisces → Je suis Poissons.
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Pisces

plFische pl; I’m (a) Piscesich bin Fisch
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Pisces

[ˈpaɪsiːz] nPesci mpl
to be Pisces → essere dei Pesci
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Pisces

الـحُوت Ryby Fisken Fische Ιχθείς Piscis kalat Poissons ribe Pesci 魚座 물고기자리 Vissen Fiskene Ryby Peixes Рыбы Fiskarna ราศีกันย์ Balık burcu Cung song ngư 双鱼座
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References in classic literature ?
As we pluck out the shafts, stand aside; here's the battering-ram, Capricornus, or the Goat; full tilt, he comes rushing, and headlong we are tossed; when Aquarius, or the Water-bearer, pours out his whole deluge and drowns us; and to wind up with Pisces, or the Fishes, we sleep.
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(75p/min + network access charge) For more call 0903 658 1001 Aquarius Jan 21-Feb 19 The Sun in Sagittarius is overshadowed by Mars in Pisces. Going into business with your closest friends may drive you apart.
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Considering the Pisces was still using old potatoes which not all shops can handle at this time of the year, they'd worked miracles to create a batch of four-star chips in mid evening.
For more call 09036 5820 01 (75p/min + access charge) Aquarius Jan 21 - Feb 19 The Sun is directly at odds with Neptune in Pisces after midweek.
CALL FOR MORE 0903 658 2002 (75p/min + access charge) PISCES FEBRUARY 20 - MARCH 20 The New Moon takes place in your own birth sign.
For weekly readings call 0903 658 2001 (75p/min + access charge) AQUARIUS JANUARY 21 - FEBRUARY 19 The approaching New Moon in Pisces highlights your personal relationships.
For weekly readings call 0903 658 2005 (75p/min + access charge) GEMINI MAY 22 - JUNE 21 The approaching New Moon in Pisces urges you to seize every opportunity that comes your way.
For weekly readings call 0903 658 2001 (75p/min + access charge) For weekly readings call 0903 658 2007 (75p/min + access charge) AQUARIUS JANUARY 21 - FEBRUARY 19 LEO JULY 23 - AUGUST 22 The approaching New Moon in Pisces continues to stress the importance of taking some time out.
Reclaiming the heritage of naked-eye Pisces. How easy is it to see anything in Pisces with the naked eye if you have a heavily light-polluted sky?
LIBRA SCORPIO TAURUS GEMINI SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN ARIES LEO VIRGO LIBRA CANCER LEO VIRGO For weekly stars call 09050 700 400 TAURUS GEMINI CANCER SAGITTARIUS Taurus April 21 - May 21 LEO VIRGO LIBRA SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN AQUARIUS AQUARIUS PISCES TAURUS GEMINI CANCER SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN AQUARIUS ARIES TAURUS GEMINI SCORPIO Minor delays or interruptions concerning travel plans or business interests are likely.