piscatology

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Irregular formation from the stem of Latin piscārī (to fish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

piscatology (uncountable)

  1. The study of fishing.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 40:
      Ned acquired the rudiments of orthography, geometry, piscatology, a phrase or two of French, and a profound loathing for the Classics.