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mu·se·um

 (myo͞o-zē′əm)
n.
A building, place, or institution devoted to the acquisition, conservation, study, exhibition, and educational interpretation of objects having scientific, historical, or artistic value.

[Latin Mūsēum, from Greek Mouseion, shrine of the Muses, from Mouseios, of the Muses, from Mousa, Muse; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

museum

(mjuːˈzɪəm)
n
(Education) a place or building where objects of historical, artistic, or scientific interest are exhibited, preserved, or studied
[C17: via Latin from Greek Mouseion home of the Muses, from Mousa Muse]

mu•se•um

(myuˈzi əm)

n.
a building or place where works of art, scientific specimens, or other objects of permanent value are kept and displayed.
[1605–15; < Latin mūsēum place sacred to the Muses, building devoted to learning or the arts < Greek Mouseîon=Moûs(a) Muse + -eion suffix of place]

museum

Building for the presentation of valuable or historical artifacts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.museum - a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic valuemuseum - a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value
depositary, depository, repository, deposit - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
science museum - a museum that collects and displays objects having scientific interest
Translations
مُتْحَفمِتْحَفٌ
muzeum
museum
muzeo
museo
muzej
múzeum
safn
博物館美術館
박물관
muziejus
muzejs
múzeum
muzej
muzejмузеј
museum
พิพิธภัณฑ์
viện bảo tàng

museum

[mjuːˈzɪəm]
A. Nmuseo m
B. CPD museum piece N (lit) → pieza f de museo (fig) → antigualla f, pieza f de museo

museum

[mjuːˈziːəm] nmusée mmuseum piece npièce f de musée

museum

nMuseum nt

museum

[mjuːˈzɪəm] nmuseo

museum

(mjuˈziəm) noun
a place where collections of things of artistic, scientific or historic interest are set out for display.

museum

مِتْحَفٌ muzeum museum Museum μουσείο museo museo musée muzej museo 博物館 박물관 museum museum muzeum museu музей museum พิพิธภัณฑ์ müze viện bảo tàng 博物馆
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