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pistris or pristis , is (also pistrix or pristix , ĭcis), f., = πίστρις, πρίστις.
II. Transf.
A. The constellation of the Whale: “ad Pistricis terga,Cic. Arat. 152: “Auster Pistrin agit,German. Arat. 358.—
B. A species of swift-sailing ship, Quadrig. ap. Non. 535, 26; Liv. 35, 26, 1.—
2. Name of a ship in the fleet of Æneas, Verg. A. 5, 116.
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