aerostat
[ air-uh-stat ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late 18th century; Greek from French aérostat, from Greek aēr ‘air’ + statos ‘standing’
Definition
an airship or hot-air balloon, especially one that is tethered
Example
The aersostat slowly glided through the sky while waving an advertisement behind it.
Usage Over Time

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