Monoxylon \Mo*nox"y*lon\, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? made from one piece of wood; mo`nos alone + ? wood.] A canoe or boat made from one piece of timber. [1913 Webster]

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  • MONOXYLON — Graece Μονόζυλον, apud Plin. l. 6. c. 23. Regio autem, ex qua piper monoxylis lintribus Becaren convehunt, vocatur Cottonara; ubi τὸ lintribus ex glossemate in textum receptum esse, sentit Stewech. super Vegetium l. 3. c. 7. Navigii genus est, ex …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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