Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “aquarium”

aquarium

noun [C]    /əˈkweər·i·əm/
a glass container or pool in which small fish and other water animals and plants are kept , or a building , usually open to the public , in which many different fish and other water animals live and can be studied
(Definition of aquarium noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of aquarium

Definitions of “aquarium” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

grand prix

one of a series of important international races for very fast and powerful cars

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More