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Definition of "vivarium" []

  • A place, especially an indoor enclosure, for keeping and raising living animals and plants under natural conditions for observation or research. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vivarium" in a sentence
  • "Under Hartley T A Kemp's vivarium-like lighting no nuance of the five actors 'brilliantly hyper-real performances is lost."
  • "A glass vivarium atop a low wooden cabinet appeared to be the original source of the infestation."
  • "She and Hodges cleared off the top of a sturdy workbench, then each gripped one end of the vivarium with both hands."