Definition of Insectaries

1. Noun. (plural of insectary) ¹

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Definition of Insectaries

1. insectary [n] - See also: insectary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Insectaries

insect bite
insect bites and stings
insect control
insect defensins
insect hormones
insect powder
insect proteins
insect repellant
insect repellent
insect repellents
insect stings
insect viruses
insectaries (current term)
insecticide resistance

Literary usage of Insectaries

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report of the State Horticultural Society of Missouri by Missouri State Horticultural Society (1891)
"These insectaries were in charge of Mr. ... On application they were allowed within the insectaries, and each was permitted to help himself to the beetles, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"... not an ordinary laboratory, but a farm or an extensive zoological reserve with hothouses, breeding ponds, insectaries and vivaria of various sorts. ..."

3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1889)
"I believe that costly insectaries are being constructed by many entomologists, and no doubt will afford room for much thorough study of forms and habits. ..."

4. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1903)
"(b) Building provided with a greenhouse, constant temperature, and dark underground rooms, aquaria, insectaries, mammal rooms, administrative offices, ..."

5. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Controlling respiratory hazards in insectaries. Pp. 64-69 in Advances and Challenges in Insect Rearing, EG King and NC Leppla, eds. ..."

6. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society by Hawaiian Entomological Society (1906)
"At the HSPA Experiment Station a large number of egg clusters have been observed on the outside of the insectaries, one as high as ten feet from the ground. ..."

7. Class Book of Economic Entomology: With Special Reference to the Economic by William Lochhead (1919)
"Costly insectaries and appliances are not absolutely necessary; on the other hand, the tendency among the best work- ..."

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