[oftenZ-] any rigid airship: commonly used from 1900 to 1937
Origin of zeppelinafter Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin (1838-1917), German general who designed the original
A rigid airship having a long cylindrical body supported by internal gas cells.
Origin of zeppelinAfterCount Ferdinand von Zeppelin
- Alternative capitalization of zeppelin.
- A German manufacturing company, famed for building the zeppelin airships.
- Abbreviation of Led Zeppelin.
Named after Ferdinand, Count von Zeppelin.