- a bazaar where all kinds of things were sold
- a warehouse
- a furniture vanalso pantechnicon van
Origin of pantechniconpan- + Classical Greek technikon (neut. adjective ), of the arts ; from techn?, art: see technic
A van for transporting or removing furniture.
Origin of pantechniconShort for pantechnicon van, after the Pantechnicon, the name of a building in London that in 1830 originally housed a bazaar selling craftwork but was later used as a furniture warehouse : pan– + Greek tekhnikon, neuter sing. of tekhnikos, of art; see technical.
From Pantechnicon, a building in Motcomb Street, London.