ruddevator

[ruhd-uh-vey-ter]

noun Aeronautics.

a control surface functioning both as a rudder and as an elevator.

Nearby words

  1. rudderfish,
  2. rudderhead,
  3. rudderless,
  4. rudderpost,
  5. rudderstock,
  6. ruddle,
  7. ruddleman,
  8. ruddock,
  9. ruddy,
  10. ruddy duck

Origin of ruddevator

First recorded in 1960–65; rudd(er) + (el)evator

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