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rogallo

/rəˈɡæləʊ/
noun (pl) -los
1.
a flexible fabric delta wing, originally designed as a possible satellite retrieval vehicle but actually developed in the 1960s as the first successful hang-glider
Word Origin
C20: after Francis M. Rogallo (born 1912), the US engineer who designed it
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