ETYM Old Fren. caban, from W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or from French cabane, cabine, Late Lat. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.
1. A small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area.
2. Small room on a ship or boat where people sleep.
3. The enclosed part of an aircraft of spacecraft where passengers are carried.