incubatorium

noun

in·​cu·​ba·​to·​ri·​um
(ˌ)inˌkyübəˈt-
plural incubatoria
-rēə
also incubatoriums
1
: the ventral brooding pouch of a monotreme
2

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin incubatus (past participle of incubare to lie upon, hatch) + -orium -ory

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“Incubatorium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incubatorium. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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