magazine

[ mag-uh-zeen, mag-uh-zeen ]
/ ˌmæg əˈzin, ˈmæg əˌzin /

noun

Origin of magazine

1575–85; < French magasin < Italian magazzino storehouse < Arabic makhāzin, plural of makhzan storehouse; in E figuratively, as “storehouse of information,” used in book titles (from c1640) and periodical titles (in The Gentleman's Magazine, 1731)

Related forms

mag·a·zin·ish, mag·a·zin·y, adjective
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magazine

/ (ˌmæɡəˈziːn) /

noun

Word Origin for magazine

C16: via French magasin from Italian magazzino, from Arabic makhāzin, plural of makhzan storehouse, from khazana to store away
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