floatplane

or float plane

[ floht-pleyn ]
/ ˈfloʊtˌpleɪn /

noun Aeronautics.

a seaplane having landing gear consisting of one or more floats.

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Origin of floatplane

First recorded in 1920–25; float + plane1
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