piscator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

piscator (plural piscators)

  1. (archaic, formal) A fisherman; an angler.
    • John William Carleton (editor), The Sporting Review
      The canes themselves tower up, many of them, for more than thirty feet in height, and are at the lower joints as thick as a man's arm, though millions of lesser growth are there, to furnish fishing-poles for all the piscators alive.
    • 1896, The Fishing Gazette
      On the other hand, the sundry species (and these represent the majority) which will take a 'personal vanity' fly always move in shoals, and a little observation will show the piscators that they bite for two reasons only []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for piscator in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From piscor +‎ -tor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

piscātor m (genitive piscātōris); third declension

  1. fisher, fisherman

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative piscātor piscātōrēs
genitive piscātōris piscātōrum
dative piscātōrī piscātōribus
accusative piscātōrem piscātōrēs
ablative piscātōre piscātōribus
vocative piscātor piscātōrēs

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

piscātor

  1. second-person singular future active imperative of piscor
  2. third-person singular future active imperative of piscor

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