Definition of museum
- American Museum of Natural History
- an art museum
a museum of natural history
a trip to the Museum of Natural History
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First Known Use: circa 1660See Words from the same year
: a building in which interesting and valuable things (such as paintings and sculptures or scientific or historical objects) are collected and shown to the public
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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