[ in-sek-tair-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌɪn sɛkˈtɛər i əm /
noun, plural in·sec·tar·i·ums, in·sec·tar·i·a [in-sek-tair-ee-uh]. /ˌɪn sɛkˈtɛər i ə/.
a place in which a collection of living insects is kept, as in a zoo.
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The average orchard seems better designed to be an insectarium for the cultivation of pests than for the growth of good fruit.England|Frank Fox
British Dictionary definitions for insectarium
/ (ˌɪnsɛkˈtɛərɪəm) /
noun plural -tariums, -taria (-ˈtɛərɪə) or -taries
a place where living insects are kept, bred, and studied
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