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



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