turboprop

[ tur-boh-prop ]
/ ˈtɜr boʊˌprɒp /

noun

an airplane equipped with one or more turbo-propeller engines.

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Origin of turboprop

First recorded in 1940–45; turbo- + prop3
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British Dictionary definitions for turboprop

turboprop
/ (ˌtɜːbəʊˈprɒp) /

noun

an aircraft propulsion unit where a propeller is driven by a gas turbine
an aircraft powered by turboprops
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