See also: Camion and camión

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EtymologyEdit

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 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 […].

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From French camion.

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camion m ‎(plural camions, diminutive camionnetje n)

  1. (Belgium) lorry; truck

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EtymologyEdit

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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camion m ‎(invariable)

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

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French camion.

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camion n ‎(plural camioane)

  1. lorry, truck

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