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 for seaplane
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hydro-aeroplane \Hy"dro-a"["e]r*o*plane`\ (A["e]ronautics)
     An a["e]roplane with a boatlike or other understructure that
     enables it to travel on, or to rise from the surface of, a
     body of water by its own motive power; -- now usually
     referred to as a seaplane. [obsolescent]
     [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an airplane that can land on or take off from water; "the
           designer of marine aircraft demonstrated his newest
           hydroplane" [syn: seaplane, hydroplane]
      v 1: glide on the water in a hydroplane [syn: hydroplane,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "seaplane":
     aeroboat, aeroplane, airlift, airplane, amphibian, balloon,
     be airborne, boat seaplane, clipper, cruise, drift, ferry, flit,
     floatplane, fly, flying boat, glide, hop, hover, hydroplane, jet,
     navigate, sail, sailplane, soar, take the air, take wing, volplane,
     waterplane, wing

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