flying boat

a seaplane whose main body is a hull adapted for floating.
Compare floatplane.

1900–05 Unabridged
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flying boat
a seaplane in which the fuselage consists of a hull that provides buoyancy in the water

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Example sentences
His grandparents met as blimp and flying boat mechanics.
First, there was the undetectable, ship-killing flying boat.
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