ballonet

[bal-uh-ney]

Origin of ballonet

From French, dating back to 1900–05; see origin at balloon, -et
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ballonet

noun
  1. an air or gas compartment in a balloon or nonrigid airship, used to control buoyancy and shape

Word Origin for ballonet

C20: from French ballonnet a little balloon
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