Definition of monoxylon in English:

monoxylon

Pronunciation /məˈnɒksɪlən/ /məˈnɒksɪlɒn/

noun

  • A canoe or boat made from a single trunk or piece of timber.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Eden (c1520–1576), translator. From ancient Greek μονόξυλον, use as noun (short for πλοῖον μονόξυλον boat made from a solid trunk) of neuter of μονόξυλος.