pisciculture

noun
pi·​sci·​cul·​ture | \ ˈpī-sə-ˌkəl-chər How to pronounce pisciculture (audio) , ˈpi-sə-, ˈpi-skə- How to pronounce pisciculture (audio) \

Definition of pisciculture

: the cultivation of fish

First Known Use of pisciculture

1807, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pisciculture

probably from French, from Latin piscis + French culture culture

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“Pisciculture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pisciculture. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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