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pisciculture

Line breaks: pisci|cul¦ture
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪsɪˌkʌltʃə
 
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Definition of pisciculture in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The controlled breeding and rearing of fish.
Example sentences
  • Dr Dharmakanta, famous surgeon, gregarious and home loving, knew everything from pisciculture in aquariums to baking cakes and pizzas, but not how to fly a kite.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin piscis 'fish' + culture, on the pattern of words such as agriculture.

Derivatives

piscicultural

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈkʌltʃ(ə)r(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • The invention relates to a method for modulating the sedimentation rate of piscicultural dry pellets.

pisciculturist

2
Pronunciation: /-ˈkʌltʃərɪst/
noun
Example sentences
  • These structures, often put together by the pisciculturist himself, suffer from a number of drawbacks.

Words that rhyme with pisciculture

arboriculture

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