Fis·cal a. Pertaining to the public treasury or revenue.
The fiscal arrangements of government. --A. Hamilton.
1. The income of a prince or a state; revenue; exchequer. [Obs.]
2. A treasurer.
3. A public officer in Scotland who prosecutes in petty criminal cases; -- called also procurator fiscal.
4. The solicitor in Spain and Portugal; the attorney-general.
adj : involving financial matters; "fiscal responsibility" [syn: financial]