aeroplane etymology

English word aeroplane comes from Ancient Greek ἀέρος, Ancient Greek πλάνος, and later French aéroplane (Aeroplane.)

Detailed word origin of aeroplane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἀέρος Ancient Greek (grc)
πλάνος Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀερόπλανος Ancient Greek (grc)
aéroplane French (fra) Aeroplane.
aeroplane English (eng) (Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, British) A powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings.. (aeronautics, archaic) An airfoil.

Words with the same origin as aeroplane

Descendants of ἀέρος
Descendants of πλάνος