Definition of piscine
: of, relating to, or characteristic of fish
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The Village de l’Est Green Growers Initiative—Veggi — uses aquaponics (that’s aquaculture + hydroponics), adding bacteria to basins full of water and fish like minnows and koi to convert the ammonia in piscine poop to nitrates.
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Origin and Etymology of piscine
Latin piscinus, from piscis
First Known Use: 1670See Words from the same year
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