noun \ˈer-ə-ˌnt, -ˌnät\

Definition of AERONAUT

:  one who operates or travels in an airship or balloon

Origin of AERONAUT

French aéronaute, from aér- aer- + Greek nautēs sailor — more at nautical
First Known Use: 1784


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