insectarium [in sek′tə rē, in′sek΄tə rē; in′sek ter΄ē]
pl. insectaries [in΄sek ter′ē əm]
insectaria [in΄sek ter′ēə] [ModL]
a place where insects are raised, esp. for study: also insectary [in sek′tə rē, in′sek΄tə rē; in′sek ter΄ē] n. insectaries

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  • Insectarium — Un insectarium est une collection d insectes vivants ou morts. Au terme insectarium, peuvent être rattachés deux types de conception différente : Un insectarium est un ensemble de vitrines où des insectes morts sont présentés épinglés et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Insectarium — An insectarium is a display or exhibit of insects, equivalent to an aquarium for fish. Current public insectariums include:* Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans * Montreal Insectarium in Montréal * Monsanto Insectarium at the St. Louis Zoo …   Wikipedia

  • insectarium — insektariumas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Nereguliuojamo arba reguliuojamo mikroklimato indas, dėžė ar speciali patalpa vabzdžiams laikyti, auginti ir veisti. atitikmenys: angl. insectarium vok. Insektarium, n rus.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Insectarium — Insectary In sec*ta*ry, n. A place for keeping living insects. {In sec*ta ri*um}, n. [L.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insectarium — n.; pl. ia [L. insectum, cut into] A building where insects are propagated or the collection contained therein …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • insectarium — /in sek tair ee euhm/, n., pl. insectariums, insectaria / tair ee euh/. a place in which a collection of living insects is kept, as in a zoo. [1880 85; < NL; see INSECT, ARIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • insectarium — noun insect museum …   Wiktionary

  • insectarium — Place for keeping and breeding insects for scientific purposes. [L.] * * * in·sec·ta·ri·um (in″sek tarґe əm) a place for breeding and raising insects …   Medical dictionary

  • insectarium — [ˌɪnsɛk tɛ:rɪəm] (also insectary ɪn sɛktəri) noun (plural insectariums or insectaries) a place where insects are kept, exhibited, and studied …   English new terms dictionary

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