hugo junkers


Hugo [hoo-gaw] , 1859–1935, German aircraft designer and builder. Unabridged
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Junkers (ˈjʊŋkəz)
Hugo. 1859--1935, German aircraft designer. His military aircraft were used in both World Wars

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Word Origin & History

"young Ger. noble," 1554, from Ger., from O.H.G. juncherro, lit. "young lord," from junc "young" + herro "lord." Pejorative sense of "reactionary younger member of the Prussian aristocracy" (1865) dates from Bismarck's domestic policy.
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