Meaning of aquarium

a•quar•i•um

Pronunciation: (u-kwâr'ē-um), [key]
— pl. a•quar•i•ums, a•quar•i•a
  1. a glass-sided tank, bowl, or the like, in which fish or other living aquatic animals or plants are kept.
  2. a building or institution in which fish or other aquatic animals or plants are kept for exhibit, study, etc.
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