booketeria

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of book +‎ cafeteria

Noun[edit]

booketeria (plural booketerias)

  1. A small, self-service library or bookstore.
    • 1931, Intellect, Volume 34, p. 164:
      We now open the doors of our booketeria. Help yourselves to pads and pencils. Select your viands. Proceed to the easy chairs
    • 1959, Library Occurrent, Volume 19, p. 100:
      Since a booketeria is a self-service library, it operates completely on the honor system.