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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An indoor enclosure for keeping and raising living animals . Also: A fully enclosed wholly or predominantly glass container (as a Wardian case) for the indoor cultivation of moisture-loving plants.

Usage examples (6)
  • They aren't exercises, they're terraria with flora and fauna and history.
  • One Thursday afternoon, when London zoo was closed to the public, Mister Thomas Greggs, who was in charge of the lizard pavillion, was cleaning out the tanks and terraria.
  • They observe life and in more than a thousand classrooms in the public schools of this city there are terraria and aquaria in which the children can observe plants;...
  • Defence counsel Peter Maciaszek said Kubus had an extensive collection of reptiles in terraria, and a library on the subject at his home. for more
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