[pis-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈpɪs kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/

of or relating to fishermen or fishing:
a piscatory treaty.
devoted to or dependent upon fishing:
a piscatory people; piscatory birds.

1630s, from Latin piscatorius “of fishermen,” from piscator “fisherman,” from piscari “to fish,” from pisces “a fish” (see fish (n.)).


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