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a·quar·i·um

 (ə-kwâr′ē-əm)
n. pl. a·quar·i·ums or a·quar·i·a (-ē-ə)
1. A tank, bowl, or other water-filled enclosure in which living fish or other aquatic animals and plants are kept.
2. A place for the public exhibition of live aquatic animals and plants.

[Latin aquārium, source of water, from neuter of aquārius, of water, from aqua, water; see akw-ā- in Indo-European roots.]

a·quar′i·al (-ē-əl) adj.

aquarium

(əˈkwɛərɪəm)
n, pl -riums or -ria (-rɪə)
1. (Biology) a tank, bowl, or pool in which aquatic animals and plants are kept for pleasure, study, or exhibition
2. (Biology) a building housing a collection of aquatic life, as for exhibition
[C19: from Latin aquārius relating to water, on the model of vivarium]

a•quar•i•um

(əˈkwɛər i əm)

n., pl. a•quar•i•ums, a•quar•i•a (əˈkwɛər i ə)
1. a glass-sided tank, bowl, or the like, in which fish or other living aquatic animals or plants are kept.
2. a building or institution in which fish or other aquatic animals or plants are kept for exhibit and study.
[1840–50; b. Latin aquārius of or for water (aqu(a) water + -ārius -ary) and vivarium]
a•quar′i•al, adj.

a·quar·i·um

(ə-kwâr′ē-əm)
A tank, bowl, or other container filled with water for keeping and displaying fish or other aquatic animals and plants.

Aquarium

 a place for keeping fish; a collection of tanks for fish, hence, the fish themselves collectivelyWilkes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aquarium - a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animalsaquarium - a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
fish bowl, fishbowl, goldfish bowl - a transparent bowl in which small fish are kept
storage tank, tank - a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
vivarium - an indoor enclosure for keeping and raising living animals and plants and observing them under natural conditions
Translations
حَوْضُ السَّمَكمَربى مائي زُجاجي
akvárium
akvarium
akvaario
akvarij
akvárium
fiskabúr; lagardÿrasafn/sædÿrasafn
水槽金魚鉢養魚鉢水族館
수족관
akvariumas
akvārijs
akvárium
akvarij
akvarium
พิพิธภัณฑ์สัตว์น้ำ
bể nuôi (cá, thủy sinh)

aquarium

[əˈkwɛərɪəm] N (aquariums or aquaria (pl)) [əˈkwɛərɪə] (= tank, building) → acuario m

aquarium

[əˈkwɛəriəm] n
(= building) → aquarium m
(= glass tank) → aquarium m

aquarium

nAquarium nt

aquarium

[əˈkwɛərɪəm] nacquario

aquarium

(əˈkweəriəm) plurals aˈquariums ~aˈquaria noun
a glass tank, or a building containing tanks, for keeping fish and other water animals.

aquarium

حَوْضُ السَّمَك akvárium akvarium Aquarium ενυδρείο acuario akvaario aquarium akvarij acquario 水槽 수족관 aquarium akvarium akwarium aquário аквариум akvarium พิพิธภัณฑ์สัตว์น้ำ akvaryum bể nuôi (cá, thủy sinh) 水族馆
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