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aeroplane

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noun aero·plane \ˈer-ə-ˌplān\

Definition of aeroplane

chiefly British

  1. :  airplane



Examples of aeroplane

  1. <an exhibit of a few of the aeroplanes that won the Battle of Britain>



Origin of aeroplane

French aéroplane, from aéro- aer- + -plane, probably from feminine of plan flat, level, from Latin planus — more at floor


First Known Use: 1873


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