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insectary

[in-sek-ter-ee] /ˈɪn sɛkˌtɛr i/
noun, plural insectaries.
1.
a laboratory for the study of live insects, their life histories, effects on plants, reaction to insecticides, etc.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; variant of insectarium; see -ary
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insectarium

/ˌɪnsɛkˈtɛərɪəm/
noun (pl) -tariums, -taria (-ˈtɛərɪə), -taries
1.
a place where living insects are kept, bred, and studied
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