larvarium

noun
lar·​var·​i·​um | \ lärˈva(a)rēəm \
plural larvaria\ -​ēə \ also larvariums

Definition of larvarium

1 : a nest or shelter made and occupied by the larvae of some insects
2 : a container for the rearing of insect larvae

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History and Etymology for larvarium

New Latin, from larva + -arium

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“Larvarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/larvarium. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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