Etymology
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cassette (n.)

1793, "a little box," from French cassette, from a diminutive of Old North French casse "box" (see case (n.2)). Meaning "magnetic tape cartridge" is from 1960.

updated on December 07, 2020

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Definitions of cassette from WordNet

cassette (n.)
a container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video;
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