insectary

insectary

[in-sek-ter-ee]
noun, plural insectaries.
a laboratory for the study of live insects, their life histories, effects on plants, reaction to insecticides, etc.

Origin:
1885–90; variant of insectarium; see -ary

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insectarium or insectary (ˌɪnsɛkˈtɛərɪəm, ɪnˈsɛktərɪ)
 
n , pl -tariums, -taria, -taries
a place where living insects are kept, bred, and studied
 
insectary or insectary (ˌɪnsɛkˈtɛərɪəm, ɪnˈsɛktərɪ, -ˈtɛərɪə)
 
n

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