museum

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English[edit]

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From Latin mūsēum (library, study), from Ancient Greek Μουσεῖον (Mouseîon), shrine of the Muses (Μοῦσα (Moûsa)).

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museum (plural museums or musea)

  1. A building or institution dedicated to the acquisition, conservation, study, exhibition, and educational interpretation of objects having scientific, historical, cultural or artistic value.

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Afrikaans[edit]

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From Dutch museum.

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museum (plural museums)

  1. museum

Dutch[edit]

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museum n (plural musea or museums, diminutive museumpje n)

  1. museum

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Latin[edit]

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mūsēum n (genitive mūsēī); second declension

  1. museum

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Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mūsēum mūsēa
genitive mūsēī mūsēōrum
dative mūsēō mūsēīs
accusative mūsēum mūsēa
ablative mūsēō mūsēīs
vocative mūsēum mūsēa

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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museum n (definite singular museet, indefinite plural museer, definite plural musea or museene)

  1. a museum

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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museum n (definite singular museet, indefinite plural museum, definite plural musea)

  1. a museum

Swedish[edit]

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museum n

  1. a museum

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