sailplane


sail·plane

noun \ˈsāl-ˌplān\

Definition of SAILPLANE

:  a glider of such design that it is able to rise in an upward air current
sailplane intransitive verb
sail·plan·er noun

First Known Use of SAILPLANE

1922

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