See also: Camion and camión

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Borrowed from French camion.

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camion (plural camions)

  1. A truck or wagon, especially one used to transport ordnance.
    • 1929, Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms, Folio Society, published 2008, page 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 []

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Borrowed from French camion.

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  • IPA(key): /kaːmˈjɔn/, /ˌkaː.miˈɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ca‧mi‧on
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

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camion m (plural camions, diminutive camionnetje n)

  1. (Belgium) lorry; truck

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Unknown origin, however, most likely early 19th century. Possibly from chemin (way, route), see Spanish camino, or from Latin chamūlcus (cart), from Ancient Greek χᾰμουλκός (khamoulkós, crane, windlass, or possibly other machine), from χθών (khthṓn, earth, ground) +‎ ἑλκέω (helkéō, I drag).

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camion m (plural camions)

  1. lorry (UK); truck (US)

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Italian edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from French camion.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈka.mjon/
  • Rhymes: -amjon
  • Hyphenation: cà‧mion

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camion m (invariable)

  1. lorry (British), truck (US)

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  • camion in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Borrowed from French camion.

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camion n (plural camioane)

  1. lorry, truck

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