flying saucer

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  1. any of various disk-shaped objects allegedly seen flying at high speeds and altitudes, often with extreme changes in speed and direction, and thought by some to be manned by intelligent beings from outer space.
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Origin of flying saucer

First recorded in 1945–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for flying saucer

spaceship, UFO, spacecraft

British Dictionary definitions for flying saucer

flying saucer

  1. any disc-shaped flying object alleged to come from outer space
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