Meaning of Pisces in English:


(also Piscium)

Pronunciation /ˈpʌɪsiːz/ /ˈpɪskiːz/

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proper noun

  • 1Astronomy
    A large constellation (the Fish or Fishes), said to represent a pair of fish tied together by their tails.

  • 2Astrology
    The twelfth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about 20 February.


a Pisces
  • A person born when the sun is in the sign of Pisces.

    ‘Note that in traditional astrology Pisces is ruled by Jupiter, Aquarius by Saturn and Scorpio by Mars.’
    • ‘I'm a Pisces, I'm astrologically predisposed to root for the underdog!’
    • ‘For instance, people often think that fire puts out water, and so would assume that a Leo would not gel well with a Pisces, for instance.’
    • ‘People who doubt that anyone in this world really cares should meet a Pisces.’
    • ‘As a Pisces, your planetary ruler is Neptune, god of the oceans.’


  • postpositive Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Pisces.

    • ‘the star Alpha Piscium’


Latin, plural of piscis ‘fish’. Piscium is the Latin genitive form of Pisces.