- a structure, usually made of a strong yet light fabric, having a shape similar to that of an airplane wing, and used as a kite or a parachute.
Origin of parafoil
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- a nonrigid aerofoil inflated by the wind, used in kites and paragliders
C20: para (chute) + (aero) foil