lightplane

noun

light·​plane ˈlīt-ˈplān How to pronounce lightplane (audio)
: a small and comparatively lightweight airplane
especially : a privately owned passenger airplane

Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lightplane was in 1923

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“Lightplane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lightplane. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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