aeroplane

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English[edit]

An aeroplane (Airbus A330)

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

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aeroplane (plural aeroplanes)

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

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