- a vivarium for land animals (distinguished from aquarium).
- a glass container, chiefly or wholly enclosed, for growing and displaying plants.
Origin of terrarium
Examples from the Web for terrarium
Historical Examples of terrarium
Here is a fragment of the drama, as written in one terrarium.
On other occasions they preferred the netting at the ends and top of the terrarium.
This terrarium was made from an old berry crate (Figs. 125, 126).
Every one can also find crickets, and no terrarium will be complete without them.
If you miss them some day, search in the terrarium for the chrysalids into which they have changed.
- an enclosure for keeping small land animals
- a glass container, often a globe, in which plants are grown