[vid-ee-oh-kuh-set, -ka-]


a cassette enclosing a length of tape for video recording or reproduction.

Origin of videocassette

First recorded in 1965–70; video + cassette Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for videocassette

1971, from video + cassette. Videocassette recorder is from 1971, usually VCR (also 1971), now a period piece.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper