camion

See also: Camion and camión

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French camion.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

camion (plural camions)

  1. A truck or wagon, especially one used to transport ordnance.
    • 1929, Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, Folio Society 2008, p. 12:
      There were small gray motor cars that passed going very fast; usually there was an officer on the seat with the driver and more officers in the back seat. They splashed more mud than the camions even […].

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French camion.

NounEdit

camion m (plural camions, diminutive camionnetje n)

  1. (Flemish) lorry; truck

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

camion m (plural camions)

  1. lorry (UK); truck (US)

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

camion m (invariable)

  1. lorry (British)
  2. truck (US)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French camion.

NounEdit

camion n (plural camioane)

  1. lorry, truck

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 11:09