Definition of Fish-worship

1. Noun. The worship of fish.

Exact synonyms: Ichthyolatry
Generic synonyms: Animal-worship, Zoolatry



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fish-worship

fish-bellied
fish-block
fish-eating grin
fish-eye lens
fish-finger
fish-fly
fish-knife
fish-mouth meatus
fish-mouth mitral stenosis
fish-odour syndrome
fish-out-of-water
fish-pond
fish-tackle
fish-tail
fish-trap
fish-worship (current term)
fish 'n' chips
fish and chips
fish ball
fish berry
fish bowl
fish bowl granuloma
fish bowls
fish cake
fish cakes
fish chowder
fish diseases
fish doctor
fish duck
fish eagle

Literary usage of Fish-worship

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1. The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and by William McClure Thomson (1880)
"Remains of Ancient Temple.—Broken Pottery.— Derceto.—Worship of the Goddess.—fish-worship.—Massive Sea-wall.—Ancient Harbor.—Breakwater. ..."

2. The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and by William McClure Thomson (1880)
"fish-worship.—Massive Sea-wall.—Ancient Harbor.—Breakwater.—Columns and Foundations of Temples.—Biblical and Historical References to Askelon. ..."

3. Diversions of a Naturalist by Edwin Ray Lankester (1915)
"The evidence of the connexion of the early Christian Church with fish worship becomes convincing when once the importance of the great secret cult of the ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by Sir William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"fish-worship extended also to Assyria. The fish-god, a male form of the Phoenician Dagon, is represented on one of the sculptures of Khorsabad, ..."

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