aerophore

[ air-uh-fawr, -fohr ]
/ ˈɛər əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr /

noun

a portable device filled with compressed air and used in cases of asphyxia or the like.

Nearby words

  1. aerophil,
  2. aerophilately,
  3. aerophobia,
  4. aerophobic,
  5. aerophone,
  6. aerophoto,
  7. aerophyte,
  8. aeropiesotherapy,
  9. aeroplane,
  10. aeroplane cloth

Origin of aerophore

First recorded in 1875–80; aero- + -phore

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