ca·​bane | \ kəˈban, -ȧn \
plural -s

Definition of cabane

1 : a framework supporting the wings of an airplane at the fuselage
2 : the system of trussing for supporting overhang in an airplane wing

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First Known Use of cabane

1913, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cabane

French, literally, cabin

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“Cabane.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 20 January 2020.

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