Etymology
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aquaculture (n.)

"the rearing of aquatic animals or the cultivation of aquatic plants for food," 1867; see aqua- "water" + culture (n.) "cultivating, cultivation." Attested from 1862 in French. Aquiculture "fish-breeding" is recorded from 1867; aquariculture "management of an aquarium and the plants in it" is by 1888.

updated on September 24, 2022

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