vivarium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin vīvārium.

Noun[edit]

vivarium (plural vivariums or vivaria)

  1. A place artificially arranged for keeping or raising living animals.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin vīvārium. Doublet of vivier.

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Noun[edit]

vivarium m (plural vivariums)

  1. vivarium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vīvus (living thing) +‎ -ārium (place for).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /wiːˈwaː.ri.um/, [wiːˈwaː.ri.ũ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /viˈva.ri.um/, [viˈvaː.ri.um]
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Noun[edit]

vīvārium n (genitive vīvāriī); second declension

  1. park, preserve, enclosure

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vīvārium vīvāria
Genitive vīvāriī vīvāriōrum
Dative vīvāriō vīvāriīs
Accusative vīvārium vīvāria
Ablative vīvāriō vīvāriīs
Vocative vīvārium vīvāria

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References[edit]

  • vivarium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vivarium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vivarium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • vivarium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vivarium in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press