Monoxylon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Monoxylon A canoe or boat made from one piece of timber.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n monoxylon A canoe or boat made from one piece of timber.
    • n monoxylon In the Ionian Islands, a boat propelled by one oar.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Monoxylon mon-oks′i-lon a canoe made from one log
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., from Gr. , fr. made from one piece of wood; mo`nos alone + wood
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. monos, single, xylon, wood.

Usage

In literature:

A monoxylon, or canoe.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
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