longeron

noun
lon·​ge·​ron | \ ˈlän-jə-ˌrän How to pronounce longeron (audio) \

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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“Longeron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longeron. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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