piscatory

[pis-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to fishermen or fishing: a piscatory treaty.
2.
devoted to or dependent upon fishing: a piscatory people; piscatory birds.
Also, piscatorial [pis-kuh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-] .


Origin:
1625–35; < Latin piscātōrius, equivalent to piscā() to fish (see piscator) + -tōrius -tory1

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piscatorial or piscatory (ˌpɪskəˈtɔːrɪəl, ˈpɪskətərɪ, -trɪ)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to fish, fishing, or fishermen
2.  devoted to fishing
 
[C19: from Latin piscātōrius, from piscātor fisherman]
 
piscatory or piscatory
 
adj
 
[C19: from Latin piscātōrius, from piscātor fisherman]
 
pisca'torially or piscatory
 
adv

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No trace of piscatory or lower forms of aquatic life was in all that time seen in these waters.
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