claxon

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See also: claxón

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

claxon (plural claxons)

  1. Alternative spelling of klaxon.
    • 2007, Thomas E. Lightburn, chapter 11, in The Shield and the Shark, Cambridge: Vanguard Press, →ISBN, page 173:
      When the claxon sounded they immediately stopped what they were doing and uncovered the Oerlikon. Paddy, who was ammunition feeder, stood by while Jock trained the 20mm gun around.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English klaxon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

claxon m (plural claxons, diminutive claxonnetje n)

  1. horn (especially on a motor vehicle)

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English klaxon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈklaɡson/, [ˈklaɣsõn]

Noun[edit]

claxon m (plural cláxones)

  1. (Spain) horn (loud alarm, especially on a motor vehicle)

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