Zeppelin

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Borrowed from German Zeppelin. Named after Ferdinand von Zeppelin. Doublet of cepelinas.

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USS Los Angeles, a Zeppelin (in both the broad and strict senses)

Zeppelin (plural Zeppelins)

  1. (aviation) A type of large dirigible rigid airship of the early 20th century, built by the German Luftschiffbau Zeppelin and designed to carry passengers or bombs.
  2. (aviation, by extension, informal) A rigid airship dirigible, not restricted to Germany nor the early 20th century.

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Zeppelin

  1. A German manufacturing company, famed for building the zeppelin airships.
  2. Abbreviation of Led Zeppelin.

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Named after Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf von Zeppelin.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡sɛpəliːn/
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Zeppelin m (genitive Zeppelins, plural Zeppeline)

  1. Zeppelin or zeppelin

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