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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] mūsēum (library, study), from Ancient Greek Μουσεῖον (Mouseîon) shrine of the Muses (Μοῦσα, Moûsa)

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Noun

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museum

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  1. A building or institution dedicated to the acquisition, conservation, study, exhibition, and educational interpretation of objects having scientific, historical, cultural or artistic value.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

museum n. (plural musea or museums, diminutive museumpje)

  1. museum

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Swedish

Pronunciation

Inflection for museum Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative museum museumet museum museumen
Genitive museums museumets museums museumens
Inflection for museum Singular Plural
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Nominative museum museet museer museerna
Genitive museums museets museers museernas


Inflection for museum Singular Plural
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Nominative museum muséet muséer muséerna
Genitive museums muséets muséers muséernas


Noun

museum n.

  1. museum

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