aeroplane

noun aero·plane \ ˈer-ə-ˌplān \

Definition of aeroplane

chiefly British

Examples of aeroplane in a Sentence

  1. an exhibit of a few of the aeroplanes that won the Battle of Britain

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Origin and Etymology of aeroplane

borrowed from French aéroplane, from aéro- aero- + -plane, probably from feminine of plan "flat, level," borrowed from Latin plānus — more at 1floor


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