aerogramme

aérogramme

[air-uh-gram]
noun
a sheet of lightweight paper, bearing an official postal stamp imprint, that is folded to form its own envelope and can be sent via airmail at a special, low rate because of its standard size, light weight, and lack of enclosures.
Also, aerogram, aerogramme.
Compare air letter.


Origin:
1895–1900; < French; see aero-, -gram1

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aerogram or aerogramme (ˈɛərəˌɡræm)
 
n
1.  Also called: air letter an airmail letter written on a single sheet of lightweight paper that folds and is sealed to form an envelope
2.  another name for radiotelegram
 
aerogramme or aerogramme
 
n

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