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seaplane

[see-pleyn] /ˈsiˌpleɪn/
noun
1.
an airplane provided with floats for taking off from or landing on water.
Origin of seaplane
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15; sea + plane1
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seaplane

/ˈsiːˌpleɪn/
noun
1.
any aircraft that lands on and takes off from water Also called (esp US) hydroplane
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Word Origin and History for seaplane
n.

1913, from sea + plane (n.2).

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