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aq·ua·cul·ture(ăk′wə-kŭl′chər, ä′kwə-) also aq·ui·cul·ture (ăk′wĭ-, ä′kwĭ-)
The cultivation of marine or freshwater organisms, especially food fish or shellfish such as salmon or oysters, under controlled conditions. Also called aquafarming.
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(Agriculture) the cultivation of freshwater and marine resources, both plant and animal, for human consumption or use
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aq•ua•cul•ture(ˈæk wəˌkʌl tʃər, ˈɑ kwə-)
the cultivation of aquatic animals or plants in a natural or controlled environment.
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|Noun||1.||aquaculture - rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for food|
cultivation - (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)
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