cajón

noun ca·jón \kəˈhōn\

Definition of cajón

plural

cajones

\-ō(ˌ)nās, -ōnēz\
  1. 1 Southwest :  a narrow gorge with vertical sides :  box canyon

  2. 2 [Spanish] :  a Spanish and Spanish-American method of construction in which walls are made of mud rammed into a narrow boxlike frame and allowed to harden

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Origin and Etymology of cajón

American Spanish, from Spanish, big box, augmentative of caja box, from Latin capsa — more at case


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of cajón


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