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Definition of mariculture noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mariculture

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmærɪkʌltʃə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmærɪkʌltʃər//
 
[uncountable] (specialist)
 
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a type of farming in which fish or other sea animals and plants are bred or grown for food Word Origin early 20th cent.: from Latin mare, mari- ‘sea’ + culture, on the pattern of words such as agriculture.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mariculture