hatchery definition

  • noun:
    • somewhere where eggs, particularly those of seafood or chicken, tend to be hatched.
    • A facility in which eggs tend to be hatched under artificial circumstances, particularly those of seafood or poultry.
    • a home for hatching seafood, etc.
    • a spot for hatching eggs; an arrangement for marketing the hatching of eggs, specifically those of seafood, by synthetic devices.
    • someplace in which eggs tend to be hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)

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