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airscrew

[air-skroo] /ˈɛərˌskru/
noun, British
1.
an airplane propeller.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; air1 + screw
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British Dictionary definitions for air screw

airscrew

/ˈɛəˌskruː/
noun
1.
(Brit) an aircraft propeller
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