Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Latin
Origin: aquarius 'of water', from aqua; AQUATIC

aquarium

noun
     
Related topics: Leisure
a‧quar‧i‧um plural aquariums or aquaria [countable]
1 a clear glass or plastic container for fish and other water animals
2TBBDL a building where people go to look at fish and other water animals

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary