Definition of cajon in English:

cajon

Pronunciation /k??hōn/ /k??ho?n/

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 cajo?n ‘box’.