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Parachute

parachute

1. A contrivance somewhat in the form of an umbrella, by means of which a descent may be made from a balloon, or any eminence.

2. (Science: zoology) A web or fold of skin which extends between the legs of certain mammals, as the flying squirrels, colugo, and phalangister. Parachutist; parachuting. Parachute = verb

Origin: F, fr. Paper to ward off, guard _ chute a fall. See Parry, and Chute, Chance.


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