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insectary

[ in-sek-ter-ee ]
/ ˈɪn sɛkˌtɛr i /
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noun, plural in·sec·tar·ies.
a laboratory for the study of live insects, their life histories, effects on plants, reaction to insecticides, etc.
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Origin of insectary

1885–90; variant of insectarium; see -ary
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