pantechnicon

noun

pan·​tech·​ni·​con pan-ˈtek-ni-kən How to pronounce pantechnicon (audio)

Word History

Etymology

short for pantechnicon van, from pantechnicon storage warehouse

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pantechnicon was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Pantechnicon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pantechnicon. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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