Origin of nickelodeonnickel + French odéon ; from Late Latin odeum, odeum an early 20th-cent. theater for exhibiting films, vaudeville, etc., to which the admission was typically five cents
Origin of nickelodeonnickel + (mel)odeon a player piano or type of jukebox operated by the insertion of a coin, typically a nickel, into a slot
- An early movie theater charging an admission price of five cents.
- A player piano.
- A jukebox.
Origin of nickelodeonnickel + (Mel)odeon, music hall; see melodeon.
- Alternative form of Nickelodeon.