Meaning of AEROPLANE in English


Pronunciation: ' er- ə - ˌ pl ā n

Function: noun

Etymology: French aéroplane, from aéro- aer- + -plane, probably from feminine of plan flat, level, from Latin planus ― more at FLOOR

Date: 1873

chiefly British : AIRPLANE

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