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triplane

[trahy-pleyn] /ˈtraɪˌpleɪn/
1.
an airplane with three supporting wings, one above another: a design used mainly in the early history of the airplane.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; tri- + plane1
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triplane

/ˈtraɪˌpleɪn/
noun
1.
an aeroplane having three wings arranged one above the other
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