from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A pond, connected with a fish-hatchery, in which the young are reared.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word rearing-pond.
If it is at all possible to protect the eggs and the little fish, it is best to hatch out the eggs in the pond which it is intended to stock, for it is exceedingly difficult to keep the newly-hatched fish in a rearing-pond on account of their very small size.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.