piscicapture

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pisci- +‎ capture

Noun[edit]

piscicapture ‎(uncountable)

  1. (dated) The capture of fishes, as by angling.
    • 1863, William Howard Russell, My Diary North and South (page 142)
      Trescott [] threw doubts on the existence of fish in the river, and resorted to similar miserable subterfuges; indeed, it was subsequently discovered that he was an utter infidel in regard to the delights of piscicapture.