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kytoon

[kahy-toon] /kaɪˈtun/
noun, Meteorology.
1.
a captive balloon, combining the features of a balloon and a kite, used to maintain meteorological instruments at a fixed height.
Origin of kytoon
variant spelling of kite1 ( def 1 ) + (ball)oon
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