from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Cultivation of marine organisms in their natural habitats, usually for commercial purposes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. seawater aquaculture of fish or other sea-creatures
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The development of the resources of the sea, especially with respect to food-fish: coined in distinction from agriculture.
Latin mare, mari-, sea; see mori- in Indo-European roots + culture.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin mare, maris ("sea") + culture. (Wiktionary)