noun, plural vi·var·i·ums, vi·var·i·a [vahy-vair-ee-uh, vi-] /vaɪˈvɛər i ə, vɪ-/.
- vivaldi, antonio,
- vivax malaria,
- vive le roi,
Origin of vivarium
Examples from the Web for vivarium
Collect a number of these larvæ and place them in the vivarium with some twigs of horse-chestnut.Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study|Ontario Ministry of Education
Evidently the vivarium near the temple of Esculapius, on the neighboring island, had caught fire.Quo Vadis|Henryk Sienkiewicz
In a corner of the adjacent field we observe the vivarium, or fish-pond of the priory.Nooks and Corners of Pembrokeshire|H. Thornhill Timmins
It will look very different when it is in my vivarium, let me tell you.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston
One of the most important of these devices is the breeding-cage, which is sometimes called a vivarium.The Butterfly Book|William Jacob Holland
noun plural -iums or -ia (-ɪə)
Word Origin for vivarium
c.1600, "game park," from Latin vivarium "enclosure for live game, park, warren, preserve, fish pond," neuter singular of vivarius, from vivus "alive, living" (see vivid). Meaning "glass bowl for studying living creatures" is from 1853.