wide-body

noun
\ ˈwīd-ˌbä-dē How to pronounce wide-body (audio) \

Definition of wide-body

: a large jet aircraft characterized by a wide cabin

First Known Use of wide-body

1979, in the meaning defined above

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“Wide-body.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wide-body. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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