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aeroplane (plural aeroplanes)
- (Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland, Britain) A powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings.
- (aeronautics, archaic) An airfoil.
- (entomology) Any of various nymphalid butterflies, of various genera, having a slow gliding flight. Also called planes.
- This word was also formerly used in Canada and the US, but those regions now use airplane. Some speakers in those places may still idiolectally use aeroplane, however.
airplane — see airplane