aéroplane

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See also: aeroplane and aëroplane

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Etymology[edit]

Term coined in 1855 by Joseph Pline, from Ancient Greek ἀερόπλανος (aeróplanos, wandering in air), from ἀήρ (aḗr, air) + πλάνος (plános, wandering).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.e.ʁɔ.plan/
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Noun[edit]

aéroplane m (plural aéroplanes)

  1. (dated) aeroplane
    Synonym: avion

Descendants[edit]

  • English: aeroplane
  • Italian: aeroplano
  • Portuguese: aeroplano
  • Romanian: aeroplan
  • Spanish: aeroplano

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