from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A suffix, the original Latin neuter form of -ary, usually in words denoting a place set apart for something, as aquarium, vivarium, herbarium, also (as Latin words) frigidarium, caldarium; but sometimes used differently, as in honorarium.


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  • Beginning with the Elucidarius of the Dutch scholar Herman Torrentinus (1498) the au - thors trace the enormous popularity of this work through its various versions, especially the Diction - arium by the Stephanus brothers, Robert and Charles.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Hence the structural metaphor of the voyage for Saint Bonaventure's Itiner - arium, the nuptial metaphor in Hugh of Saint Victor's

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • In magnis quidem princeps exemplum inteftinorum eft, inqui - bus de fluida maffa ciborum, etiam in febriente homine, qui nihil non fluidum per os admiflt, ad finem laxiorum inteftinorum, ne guttula per arium amiffa, nihil fupereft, pra»ter duriflima, lapidum pene fimilia fcybala.

    Elementa physiologiae corporis humani ..

  • - arium: Weather + Architecture is a research investigation carried out during the 2008 Gehry Chair studio at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design under the direction of Jürgen Mayer H. and Neeraj Bhatia that centres upon how to renegotiate the relationship between architecture and weather.

    Canadian Architect : Headline News

  • Like the corresponding French nouns in ” eur, these nouns in ” aire, as well as those in ” eire, are also used as adjectives. ” aire = ” arium.

    Frederic Mistral

  • The suffix sometimes represents the Latin ” arium.

    Frederic Mistral


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