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  • n. An orphanage.


Apparently from orphan +‎ -arium. First attested in the American animated sitcom Futurama. (Wiktionary)


  • Leaves, leaves, leaves covered the air, and the nymphs came and went or disappeared as it came behind one tree, and another appeared with its bark that sickened like a charcoal orphanarium, over the hills we go, to grandma's house.

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