Listserv

[ list-surv ]
/ ˈlɪstˌsɜrv /
Digital Technology.

Trademark.

the proprietary name of one of the most common internet list servers.

noun list·serv

any similar software program.
an email discussion group; an online mailing list.

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Origin of Listserv

First recorded in 1985–90 (for def. 1)
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British Dictionary definitions for Listserv

listserv
/ (ˈlɪstˌsɜːv) /

noun

a service on the internet that provides an electronic mailing to subscribers with similar interests
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