ca·​mion kä-ˈmyōⁿ How to pronounce camion (audio)
: motortruck
also : bus

Word History


borrowed from French, going back to Middle French chamion, camion, gamion "kind of cart," of obscure origin

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of camion was in 1911

Dictionary Entries Near camion

Cite this Entry

“Camion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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