camion

camion

[kam-ee-uhn; French ka-myawn]
noun, plural camions [kam-ee-uhnz; French ka-myawn] .
1.
a strongly built cart or wagon for transporting heavy loads; dray.
2.
a truck, as for military supplies.

Origin:
1880–85; < French < ?

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camion (ˈkæmɪən, French kamjɔ̃)
 
n
a lorry, or, esp formerly, a large dray
 
[C19: from French, of obscure origin]

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