aeroplane


aero·plane

noun \ˈer-ə-ˌplān\

Definition of AEROPLANE

chiefly British
:  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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