Definition of cajon in English:

cajon

noun

  • A type of box-shaped drum originating in Peru, played by sitting on the instrument and striking the front or rear panel with the hands.

    ‘today the cajon is as much an integral part of flamenco as the guitar or staccato hand clap’

Origin

Spanish cajón ‘box’.

Pronunciation

cajon

/kəˈhɒn/