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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Museum  \Mu*se"um\,  n.  [L.,  a  temple  of  the  Muses,  hence  a  place 
  of  study,  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  a  Muse.] 
  A  repository  or  a  collection  of  natural,  scientific,  or 
  literary  curiosities,  or  of  works  of  art. 
 
  {Museum  beetle},  {Museum  pest}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Anthrenus}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  museum 
  n  :  a  depository  for  collecting  and  displaying  objects  having 
  scientific  or  historical  or  artistic  value 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  museum 
 
  {Museums  on  the  Web 
  (http://www.comlab.ox.ac.uk/archive/other/museums.html)}. 
  {(http://galaxy.einet.net/GJ/museums.html)}. 
 
  (1995-03-16) 
 
 




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