gyroplane

[jahy-ruh-pleyn]

Origin of gyroplane

First recorded in 1905–10; gyro- + plane1
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Examples from the Web for gyroplane

Historical Examples of gyroplane

  • "Let us see your gyroplane, I mean aeroscope—whatever it is you call it," asked Kennedy.

    The Silent Bullet

    Arthur B. Reeve


British Dictionary definitions for gyroplane

gyroplane

noun
  1. another name for autogiro
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