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oceanarium

[oh-shuh-nair-ee-uh m] /ˌoʊ ʃəˈnɛər i əm/
noun, plural oceanariums, oceanaria
[oh-shuh-nair-ee-uh] /ˌoʊ ʃəˈnɛər i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a large saltwater aquarium for the display and observation of fish and other marine life.
Origin of oceanarium
1935-1940
1935-40; ocean + -arium, modelled on aquarium
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British Dictionary definitions for oceanarium

oceanarium

/ˌəʊʃəˈnɛərɪəm/
noun (pl) -iums, -ia (-ɪə)
1.
a large saltwater aquarium for marine life
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