seaplane

[ see-pleyn ]
/ ˈsiˌpleɪn /

noun

an airplane provided with floats for taking off from or landing on water.

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Origin of seaplane

First recorded in 1910–15; sea + plane1

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British Dictionary definitions for seaplane

seaplane
/ (ˈsiːˌpleɪn) /

noun

any aircraft that lands on and takes off from waterAlso called (esp US): hydroplane
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