[in-sek-tair-ee-uh m] /ˌɪn sɛkˈtɛər i əm/

noun, plural insectariums, insectaria
[in-sek-tair-ee-uh] /ˌɪn sɛkˈtɛər i ə/ (Show IPA)
a place in which a collection of living is kept, as in a zoo.
noun (pl) -tariums, -taria (-ˈtɛərɪə), -taries
a place where living insects are kept, bred, and studied


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