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warplane

[wawr-pleyn]
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noun
  1. 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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warplane

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