aerophane

noun
aero·​phane | \ ˈer-ō-ˌfān \
plural -s

Definition of aerophane

: a fine silk gauze

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First Known Use of aerophane

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aerophane

probably from French aérophane, from aér- aer- + -phane

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“Aerophane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerophane. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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