- Law the right of fishing in waters owned by another: now only in common of piscary
- a place for fishing
Origin of piscaryMedieval Latin piscaria ; from Classical Latin piscarius, of fish, of fishing ; from piscis, fish
- The taking of fish in waters that one does not own but that by custom or law are open for such use by the public.
- A fishery.
Origin of piscaryFrom Middle English piscaries, fishing rights, from Medieval Latin piscaria, from Latin, neuter pl. of piscarius, of fish, from piscis, fish. Sense 2, Medieval Latin piscarium : Latin piscis, fish + Latin -arium, -arium.
- (law) The right or privilege of fishing in somebody else's waters.
Latin piscarius relating to fishes or to fishing, from piscis a fish.