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terrarium

ter·rar·i·um

terrarium

 
 
pronunciation:
t reI ri m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: terraria, terrariums
definition: a closed container, usu. of glass, in which small plants such as mosses are grown or small animals such as lizards are kept. (Cf. aquarium.)
My son volunteered to take the classroom terrarium home for the summer.
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