camion

[ kam-ee-uh n; French ka-myawn ]
/ ˈkæm i ən; French kaˈmyɔ̃ /

noun, plural cam·i·ons [kam-ee-uh nz; French ka-myawn] /ˈkæm i ənz; French kaˈmyɔ̃/.

a strongly built cart or wagon for transporting heavy loads; dray.
a truck, as for military supplies.

Nearby words

  1. cami,
  2. camiknickers,
  3. camilla,
  4. camille,
  5. camino real,
  6. camisade,
  7. camisado,
  8. camisard,
  9. camisards,
  10. camise

Origin of camion

1880–85; < French < ?

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British Dictionary definitions for camion

camion

/ (ˈkæmɪən, French kamjɔ̃) /

noun

a lorry, or, esp formerly, a large dray

Word Origin for camion

C19: from French, of obscure origin

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