Definitions for terrariumtəˈrɛər i əm; -ˈrɛər i ə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ter•rar•i•umtəˈrɛər i əm; -ˈrɛər i ə(n.)(pl.)-rar•i•ums, -rar•i•a
a glass container, chiefly or wholly enclosed, for growing and displaying plants.
a vivarium for land animals.
Origin of terrarium:
1885–90; terr (a ) + -arium
a vivarium in which selected living plants are kept and observed
An enclosure where very small animals are displayed, often with some plants, in a naturalistic setting.
A partially enclosed glass container for displaying plants, especially plants that need high humidity.
Origin: From terra + -arium, by analogy with aquarium
Terrarium, a 1985 science fiction novel by essayist Scott Russell Sanders published by Tor science fiction.
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