godown

[goh-doun]
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Origin of godown

1580–90; < Malay godong, perhaps < Telugu giḍ(ḍ)angi, Tamil kiṭanku, akin to kiṭa- to lie
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godown

noun
  1. (in East Asia and India) a warehouse

Word Origin for godown

C16: from Malay godong
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