tow·​plane ˈtō-ˌplān How to pronounce towplane (audio)
: an airplane that tows gliders

Word History

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of towplane was in 1940

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“Towplane.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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