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elevon

[el-uh-von]
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noun Aeronautics.
  1. a control surface functioning both as an elevator and as an aileron.

Origin of elevon

First recorded in 1940–45; elev(ator) + (ailer)on
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British Dictionary definitions for elevon

elevon

noun
  1. an aircraft control surface that combines the functions of an elevator and aileron, usually fitted to tailless or delta-wing aircraft

Word Origin

C20: from elev (ator) + (ailer) on
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