vrille

noun
\ ˈvril \
plural -s

Definition of vrille

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the nose-first spinning descent of an airplane deliberately induced as a maneuver
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of vrille (Entry 2 of 2)

: to execute a vrille

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History and Etymology for vrille

Noun

French, literally, tendril, from Old French veille, from Latin viticula, diminutive of vitis vine

Intransitive verb

French vriller, from vrille

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“Vrille.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vrille. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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