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.
Origin of insectarium
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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
noun plural -tariums, -taria (-ˈtɛərɪə) or -taries
a place where living insects are kept, bred, and studied
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