piscatology

piscatology

[pis-kuh-tol-uh-jee]
noun Now Rare.
the art or science of fishing.

Origin:
1865–70; piscat(or) or piscat(ory) + -o- + -logy

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Main Entry:  piscatology
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the study of fishing, fishes; the science of fishing
Etymology:  Latin piscari 'to fish'
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