cajón

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Spanish

Noun[edit]

cajón ‎(plural cajóns or cajones)

  1. (music) A box-shaped percussion instrument played by slapping the front or rear faces (generally thin plywood) with the hands, fingers, or sometimes various implements.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish cajón. Related to caixão ‎(coffin).

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Noun[edit]

cajón m (plural cajones)

  1. (music) cajón (box-shaped percussion instrument)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an augmentative of caja.

Noun[edit]

cajón m ‎(plural cajones)

  1. drawer
  2. cajón (instrument)

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