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piscine

[pahy-seen, pis-ahyn, -een, -in] /ˈpaɪ sin, ˈpɪs aɪn, -in, -ɪn/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or resembling a fish or fishes.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Latin piscīnus, equivalent to pisc(is) fish + -īnus -ine1
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piscine

/ˈpɪsaɪn/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or resembling a fish
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Word Origin and History for piscine
n.

c.1300, "reservoir, bathing pool," from Old French piscine "fishpond," from Latin piscina, from piscis "a fish" (see fish (n.)). Ecclesiastical sense is from late 15c., from Medieval Latin piscina. As an adjective from 1799.

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piscine
  (pī'sēn', pĭs'īn')   
Relating to or characteristic of fishes.
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