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seaplane

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noun sea·plane \-ˌplān\

Simple Definition of seaplane

  • : an airplane that can take off from and land on water

Full Definition of seaplane

  1. :  an airplane designed to take off from and land on the water

1913

First Known Use of seaplane

1913


SEAPLANE Defined for Kids

seaplane

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noun sea·plane \ˈsē-ˌplān\

Definition of seaplane

  1. :  an airplane that can rise from and land on water





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