A cabin is a small building where people live. They are often made of wood and are usually in forest or mountain areas. Many cabins do not have electricity or running water. Cabins are smaller than houses.
Cabins are English loan-words, meaning “room or partition of a vessel”.
- "Online Etymology Dictionary". etymonline.com. http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=cabin&searchmode=none. Retrieved 6 May 2010.