autogiro

noun au·to·gi·ro \ ˌȯ-tō-ˈjī-(ˌ)rō \
variants: or autogyro

Definition of autogiro

plural autogiros
: a rotary-wing aircraft that employs a propeller for forward motion and a freely rotating rotor for lift

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Origin and Etymology of autogiro

from Autogiro, a trademark


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