from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large enclosure for holding birds in confinement.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A house, inclosure, large cage, or other place, for keeping birds confined; a bird house.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large cage, building, or inclosure in which birds are reared or kept.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a building where birds are kept
Latin aviārium, from avis, bird; see awi- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin aviārium, from avis ("bird"). (Wiktionary)