vivarium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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]

Borrowing from Latin vīvārium. Doublet of vivier.

Noun[edit]

vivarium m (plural vivariums)

  1. vivarium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “vivarium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • 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