aérogramme

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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aerogramme

noun
a letter sent by air mail [syn: airmail letter
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