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elevon

[el-uh-von] /ˈɛl əˌvɒn/
noun, Aeronautics.
1.
a control surface functioning both as an elevator and as an aileron.
Origin of elevon
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; elev(ator) + (ailer)on
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British Dictionary definitions for elevon

elevon

/ˈɛlɪˌvɒn/
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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