Etymology
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discotheque (n.)

"club where recorded dance music is played," 1954 as a French word in English; nativized by 1964, from French discothèque "nightclub with recorded music for dancing" (by 1951), also "record library," borrowed 1932 from Italian discoteca "record collection, record library," coined 1927 from disco "phonograph record" (see disc) + -teca "collection" (from Latinized combining form of Greek thēkē "case, receptacle;" see theco-),  probably on model of biblioteca "library."

updated on November 02, 2018

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Definitions of discotheque from WordNet

discotheque (n.)
a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music;
Synonyms: disco
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.