ballute

noun
bal·lute | \ bəˈlüt , ˈbaˌlüt \
plural -s

Definition of ballute 

: a small inflatable parachute for stabilization and deceleration of a jumper or object usually before a conventional parachute opens

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First Known Use of ballute

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ballute

balloon + parachute

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