skiplane

[ skee-pleyn ]
/ ˈskiˌpleɪn /

noun Aeronautics.

an airplane equipped with skis to enable it to land on and take off from snow.

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Origin of skiplane

First recorded in 1925–30; ski + plane1
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British Dictionary definitions for skiplane

skiplane
/ (ˈskiːˌpleɪn) /

noun

an aircraft fitted with skis to enable it to land on and take off from snow
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