Word of the Day

The Canadian Word of the Day is a collection of unique words, hand selected by Katherine Barber, that are either only found in Canada or have a usage in Canada not found anywhere else. Example: did you know that the term “collector lanes” is used only in Canada?

For Saturday, January 28, 2006

Econo*museum,

noun 

  • a small business which practises a traditional craft or skill (e.g. paper making, cheese making, apple growing, etc.) and also acts as a museum by allowing visitors to observe the work and learn more about its history through displays and other interpretive materials. 

Example from The Globe

The word Economuseum has not appeared in any Globe and Mail articles in the past year.