tropical aquarium

noun

: an aquarium kept at a uniform warmth and used especially for tropical fish

Examples of tropical aquarium in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Researchers discovered the protist living on a brain coral in a tropical aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego. Sean Greene, latimes.com, 23 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tropical aquarium was circa 1948

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“Tropical aquarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tropical%20aquarium. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

tropical aquarium

noun
: an aquarium kept at a warm and constant temperature and used especially for tropical fish
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