Poissons

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Poissons

  1. plural of Poisson

French[edit]

Poissons

Etymology[edit]

the plural of poisson 'fish', from Latin piscis (plural pisces, hence Pisces); the municipality (and hence the canton) may have an entirely different (Latin? Celtic?) origin, possibly alligned by popular etymology

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Poissons m pl

  1. (astronomy) The constellation Pisces 'the Fishes'
  2. (astrology) The zodiac sign Pisces, after the above
  3. (geography) A municipality in the northern French Champage region
  4. (geography) A canton in the Haute-Marne département, named after the above town, its capital