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Definition of terrarium noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

terrarium

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noun
BrE BrE//teˈreəriəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//teˈreriəm//
 
 
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a glass container for growing plants in or for keeping small animals such as turtles or snakes in Word Origin late 19th cent.: modern Latin, from Latin terra ‘earth’, on the pattern of aquarium.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: terrarium