from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A technique for growing plants without soil or hydroponic media. The plants are held above a system that constantly mists the roots with nutrient-laden water. Also called aeroculture.
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- n. The growing of plants without either soil or hydroponics but in a mist-laden atmosphere.
aero- + (hydro)ponics.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek ἀήρ (“air”) + Ancient Greek πονος (ponos, “work, labour”). (Wiktionary)