Glossary

poultry (noun)

  • domestic fowl, such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese.
    • the flesh of chickens and other domestic fowl as food.

aquaculture (noun)

  • the rearing of aquatic animals or the cultivation of aquatic plants for food.
    glossary, aquaculture

greenhouse (noun)

  • a glass building in which plants are grown that need protection from cold weather.
    glossary, greenhouse

hydroponics (noun)

  • the process of growing plants in sand, gravel, or liquid, with added nutrients but without soil.
    glossary, hydroponics, hydroponic lettuce

aquaponics (noun)

  • a system of aquaculture in which the waste produced by farmed fish or other aquatic animals supplies nutrients for plants grown hydroponically, which in turn purify the water.