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aq·ua·cul·ture

 (ăk′wə-kŭl′chər, ä′kwə-) also aq·ui·cul·ture (ăk′wĭ-, ä′kwĭ-)
n.
The cultivation of marine or freshwater organisms, especially food fish or shellfish such as salmon or oysters, under controlled conditions. Also called aquafarming.

aq′ua·cul′tur·al adj.
aq′ua·cul′tur·ist n.
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aquacultural

(ˌækwəˈkʌltʃərəl)
adj
related to aquaculture
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Adj.1.aquacultural - of or relating to aquicultureaquacultural - of or relating to aquiculture; "aquacultural methods"; "hydroponic lettuce"
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