aeronaut

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See also: aëronaut

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From aero- +‎ -naut, from the French aéronaute; compare the Italian aeronauta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛəɹəˌnɔːt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛɹəˌnɔt/, (especially caught-cot merged) IPA(key): /ˈɛɹəˌnɑt/

Noun[edit]

aeronaut (plural aeronauts)

  1. A person who travels through the air in an airship or balloon.
    • 1912, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World[1]:
      "Well, what is it that he does that I don't do? Just say the word, - teetotal, vegetarian, aeronaut, theosophist, superman."

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French aéronaute.

Noun[edit]

aeronaut m (plural aeronauți)

  1. aeronaut

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