pisciculture

[pis-i-kuhl-cher, pahy-si-]
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noun

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

Origin of pisciculture

First recorded in 1855–60; pisci- + culture
Related formspis·ci·cul·tur·al, adjectivepis·ci·cul·tur·al·ly, adverbpis·ci·cul·tur·ist, noun
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pisciculture

noun

the rearing and breeding of fish under controlled conditions
Derived Formspiscicultural, adjectivepisciculturally, adverbpisciculturist, noun, adjective
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