pisciculture

[ pis-i-kuhl-cher, pahy-si- ]
/ ˈpɪs ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ˈpaɪ sɪ- /

noun

the breeding, rearing, and transplantation of fish by artificial means.

Origin of pisciculture

First recorded in 1855–60; pisci- + culture

OTHER WORDS FROM pisciculture

pis·ci·cul·tur·al, adjectivepis·ci·cul·tur·al·ly, adverbpis·ci·cul·tur·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pisciculture

pisciculture
/ (ˈpɪsɪˌkʌltʃə) /

noun

the rearing and breeding of fish under controlled conditions

Derived forms of pisciculture

piscicultural, adjectivepisciculturally, adverbpisciculturist, noun, adjective
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