a combining form meaning “fish,” used in the formation of compound words:
[pis-i-kuhl-cher, pahy-si-] /ˈpɪs ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ˈpaɪ sɪ-/ noun 1. the breeding, rearing, and transplantation of fish by artificial means. /ˈpɪsɪˌkʌltʃə/ noun 1. the rearing and breeding of fish under controlled conditions
[pis-uh-fawrm, pahy-suh-] /ˈpɪs əˌfɔrm, ˈpaɪ sə-/ adjective 1. shaped like a fish.
[pi-sahy-nuh, pi-see-] /pɪˈsaɪ nə, pɪˈsi-/ noun, plural piscinae [pi-sahy-nee, pi-see-] /pɪˈsaɪ ni, pɪˈsi-/ (Show IPA). Ecclesiastical. 1. a basin with a drain used for certain ablutions, now generally in the sacristy. /pɪˈsiːnə/ noun (pl) -nae (-niː), -nas 1. (RC Church) a stone basin, with a drain, in a church or sacristy where water used at […]
[pahy-seen, pis-ahyn, -een, -in] /ˈpaɪ sin, ˈpɪs aɪn, -in, -ɪn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a fish or fishes. /ˈpɪsaɪn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a fish 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 […]