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mariculture

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noun mari·cul·ture \ˈmer-ə-ˌkəl-chər, ˈma-rə-\

Definition of mariculture

  1. :  the cultivation of marine organisms in their natural environment

mariculturist

play \ˌmer-ə-ˈkəl-chə-rist, -ˈkəlch-rist, ˌma-rə-\ noun


Origin and Etymology of mariculture

Latin mare sea + English -culture (as in agriculture)


First Known Use: circa 1909


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