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jumbo jet

noun
1.
a widebody jet airliner.
Also, jumbo.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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British Dictionary definitions for jumbo jet

jumbo jet

noun
1.
(informal) a type of large jet-propelled airliner that carries several hundred passengers
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