longeron

noun
lon·ge·ron | \ ˈlän-jə-ˌrän \

Definition of longeron 

: a fore-and-aft framing member of an airplane fuselage

First Known Use of longeron

1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for longeron

French

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