Aeroplane definition

erəplān
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(Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, UK) A powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
aeroplane
Plural:
aeroplanes, aroplanes

Origin of aeroplane

  • From French aéroplane, from Ancient Greek ἀερόπλανος (aeroplanos, “wandering in air”), from ἀήρ (aēr, “air”) + πλάνος (planos, “wandering”).

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