piscatory ring

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piscatory ring (plural piscatory rings)

  1. (Roman Catholicism) A ring worn by popes, representing the first pope and Christian apostle Peter, who had been a fisherman. Also known as the Pescatorio or Ring of the Fisherman.

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  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
  • "Ring of the Fisherman" in The Catholic Encyclopedia, Robert Appleton Company, New York, 1912.