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pisciculture

[pis-i-kuhl-cher, pahy-si-] /ˈpɪs ɪˌkʌl tʃər, ˈpaɪ sɪ-/
noun
1.
the breeding, rearing, and transplantation of fish by artificial means.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; pisci- + culture
Related forms
piscicultural, adjective
pisciculturally, adverb
pisciculturist, noun
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pisciculture

/ˈpɪsɪˌkʌltʃə/
noun
1.
the rearing and breeding of fish under controlled conditions
Derived Forms
piscicultural, adjective
pisciculturally, adverb
pisciculturist, noun, adjective
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