the art or practice of fishing; a treatise on fishing

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  • Halieutics — Hal i*eu tics ( [=u] t[i^]ks), n. [L. halieuticus pertaining to fishing, Gr. alieytiko s.] A treatise upon fish or the art of fishing; ichthyology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • halieutics — study of fishing Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • halieutics — hal·i·eu·tics …   English syllables

  • halieutics — d.iks noun plural but singular in construction : the art or practice of fishing; also : a treatise on fishes or fishing * * * halieuˈtics singular noun 1. The art of fishing 2. A treatise on fishing • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charles David Badham — Rev. Dr. Charles David Badham MD, FRCP (27 August 1805 – 14 July 1857) was an English writer, physician, entomologist, and mycologist. Contents 1 Background and education 2 Medicine and holy orders 3 Entomology …   Wikipedia

  • hunting — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. looking for, looking around, seeking, in search of; see searching 2 . n. Syn. the chase, the hunt, sporting, shooting, coursing, venery, stalking, falconry, trapping, big game hunting, deer hunting, boar hunting, fox… …   English dictionary for students

  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • fishing — n angling, fishery, trolling, casting, Inf. plugging; trawling, netting; rod and reel, halieutics, Rare. piscatology …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • halieutic(al) —   a. pertaining to fishing.    ♦ halieutics, n. art of fishing …   Dictionary of difficult words

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