aeroplane

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noun aero·plane \ˈer-ə-ˌplān\

Definition of aeroplane

chiefly British

  1. :  airplane

Examples of aeroplane in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of aeroplane

French aéroplane, from aéro- aer- + -plane, probably from feminine of plan flat, level, from Latin planus — more at floor


First Known Use: 1868



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