[ in-sek-ter-ee ]
/ ˈɪn sɛkˌtɛr i /
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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Examples from the Web for insectary
The length of the egg stage was found to vary considerably even in the insectary, due no doubt largely to the weather conditions.
Insectary: a place or building where insects are bred and studied.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith