laundromat

[ lawn-druh-mat, lahn- ]
/ ˈlɔn drəˌmæt, ˈlɑn- /

noun

a self-service laundry having coin-operated washers, driers, etc.; launderette.

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Origin of laundromat

First recorded in 1940–45; formerly a trademark, originally a brand of washer
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British Dictionary definitions for laundromat

Laundromat
/ (ˈlɔːndrəˌmæt) /

noun

trademark US, Canadian and NZ a commercial establishment where clothes can be washed and dried, using coin-operated machinesAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): Launderette, laundrette
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