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pisciculture Line breaks: pisci|cul¦ture
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪsɪˌkʌltʃə/

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.

Derivatives

piscicultural
Pronunciation: /pɪsɪˌˈkʌltʃ(ə)r(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • The invention relates to a method for modulating the sedimentation rate of piscicultural dry pellets.
pisciculturist
Pronunciation: /pɪsɪˌˈkʌltʃərɪst/
noun
Example sentences
  • These structures, often put together by the pisciculturist himself, suffer from a number of drawbacks.

Origin

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

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