tropical aquarium

noun

Definition of tropical aquarium

: 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, "A rare great ape, a 130-foot-tall tree and an extinct marsupial lion make the Top 10 New Species list for 2018," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of tropical aquarium

circa 1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Tropical aquarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tropical%20aquarium. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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