warplane

[ wawr-pleyn ]
/ ˈwɔrˌpleɪn /

noun

an airplane designed for, or used in, warfare.

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Origin of warplane

First recorded in 1910–15; war1 + plane1
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British Dictionary definitions for warplane

warplane
/ (ˈwɔːˌpleɪn) /

noun

any aircraft designed for and used in warfareAlso called (US): battle plane
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