Wardian case

/wawr"dee euhn/
1. a type of terrarium having a top and sides of glass.
2. a case used for transporting plants, having wood sides and a glass top protected by wood slats.
[1835-45; named after Nathaniel B. Ward (1791-1868), English botanist; see -IAN]

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