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floatplane

[floht-pleyn] /ˈfloʊtˌpleɪn/
noun, Aeronautics
1.
a seaplane having landing gear consisting of one or more floats.
Also, float plane.
Compare flying boat.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; float + plane1
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