pi·​scine | \ ˈpī-ˌsēn , ˈpi-ˌsīn, ˈpis-ˌkīn \

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. Cory Perkins, WIRED, "A Koi-Fueled Nursery in New Orleans Yields Tasty Profits," 14 Dec. 2013

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First Known Use of piscine

1670, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for piscine

Latin piscinus, from piscis

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