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Definition of pantechnicon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pantechnicon

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//pænˈteknɪkən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pænˈteknɪkən//
 
(old-fashioned, British English)
 
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= removal van Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from pan- ‘all’ + tekhnikon ‘piece of art’, originally the name of a bazaar in London for all kinds of artistic work, later converted into a furniture warehouse.