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convertiplane

noun con·verti·plane \kən-ˈvər-tə-ˌplān\

Definition of convertiplane

  1. :  an aircraft that takes off and lands like a helicopter and is convertible to a fixed-wing configuration for forward flight



1949

First Known Use of convertiplane

1949

Variants of convertiplane

also

convertaplane

play \kən-ˈvər-tə-ˌplān\

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