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aerostat

noun aero·stat \-ˌstat\

Definition of AEROSTAT

:  a lighter-than-air aircraft (as a balloon or blimp) — compare aerodyne

Origin of AEROSTAT

French aérostat, from aér- + -stat
First Known Use: 1784

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