aqua·pon·ics | \ˌa-kwə-ˈpä-niks, ˌä-\

Definition of aquaponics 

: a system of growing plants in the water that has been used to cultivate aquatic organisms

First Known Use of aquaponics

1981, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aquaponics

Latin aqua + -ponics (in hydroponics)

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