Definitions for terrariumtəˈrɛər i əm; -ˈrɛər i ə

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  1. terrarium(noun)

    a vivarium in which selected living plants are kept and observed

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  1. terrarium(Noun)

    An enclosure where very small animals are displayed, often with some plants, in a naturalistic setting.

  2. terrarium(Noun)

    A partially enclosed glass container for displaying plants, especially plants that need high humidity.

  3. Origin: From terra + -arium, by analogy with aquarium

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  1. Terrarium

    Terrarium, a 1985 science fiction novel by essayist Scott Russell Sanders published by Tor science fiction.

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