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 (pĭs′kə-tôr′ē-əl) or pis·ca·to·ry (pĭs′kə-tôr′ē)
1. Of or relating to fish or fishing.
2. Involved in or dependent on fishing.

[From Latin piscātōrius, from piscātor, fisherman, from piscārī, to fish, from piscis, fish.]

pis′ca·to′ri·al·ly adv.
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(ˌpɪskəˈtɔːrɪəl) or


1. (Angling) of or relating to fish, fishing, or fishermen
2. (Angling) devoted to fishing
[C19: from Latin piscātōrius, from piscātor fisherman]
ˌpiscaˈtorially adv
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Adj.1.piscatorial - relating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing; "a piscatory life"
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