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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The science, art, and business of cultivating marine or freshwater food fish or shellfish, such as oysters, clams, salmon, and trout, under controlled conditions.
  • n. Hydroponics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The cultivation of aquatic produce such as aquatic plants, fish, and other aquatic animals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the cultivation of aquatic animals, such as fish or shellfish, or of plants, such as seaweed, in a controlled and sometimes enclosed body of water. The term includes use of either salt or fresh water. It is a form of agriculture, but under water.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for food

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