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Pisces



[pahy-seez, pis-eez] /ˈpaɪ siz, ˈpɪs iz/

noun, genitive Piscium
[pish-ee-uh m] /ˈpɪʃ i əm/ (Show IPA), for 1.
1.
Astronomy. the Fishes, a zodiacal constellation between Aries and Aquarius.
2.
Astrology.

3.
the class of vertebrates comprising the fish and sometimes including, in certain classifications, the cyclostomes.
/ˈpaɪsiːz; ˈpɪ-/
noun (Latin genitive) Piscium (ˈpaɪsɪəm)
1.
(astronomy) a faint extensive zodiacal constellation lying between Aquarius and Aries on the ecliptic
2.
(astrology)

3.

adjective
4.
(astrology) born under or characteristic of Pisces
n.

12th sign of the zodiac, late Old English, from Latin pisces, from plural of piscis “a fish,” cognate with Gothic fisks, Old English fisc (see fish (n.)). Applied to persons born under this sign from 1924.
Pisces
(pī’sēz)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aries and Pegasus. Pisces (the Fishes) is the twelfth sign of the zodiac.

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