commercial airliner

commercial airliner
Aerobus A"["e]r*o*bus`, n. [A["e]ro- + bus.] An a["e]roplane or airship designed to carry passengers. Now called a {passenger plane} or {commercial airliner}. [obsolescent] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

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