washateria

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noun wash·a·te·ria \ˌwä-shə-ˈtir-ē-ə, ˌwȯ-\
variants: or less commonly

washeteria

Definition of washateria

chiefly Southern

  1. :  a self-service laundry

Origin and Etymology of washateria

2wash + -ateria or -eteria (as in cafeteria)


First Known Use: 1937

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