Definitions for: Pisces


[n] a group of vertebrates comprising both cartilaginous and bony fishes and sometimes including the jawless vertebrates; not used technically
[n] the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
[n] a large faint zodiacal constellation; between Aquarius and Aries
[n] (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces



Webster (1913) Definition: Pis"ces, n. pl. [L. piscis a fish.]
1. (Astron.)
(a) The twelfth sign of the zodiac, marked [pisces] in
almanacs.
(b) A zodiacal constellation, including the first point of
Aries, which is the vernal equinoctial point; the
Fish.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The class of Vertebrata that includes the
fishes. The principal divisions are Elasmobranchii,
Ganoidei, and Teleostei.

Synonyms: Fish, Fish, Pisces the Fishes

See Also: constellation, Craniata, division, fish, house, human, individual, mansion, mortal, person, planetary house, sign, sign of the zodiac, somebody, someone, soul, star sign, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata, zodiac

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