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Definition of 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. A web or fold of skin which extends between the legs of certain mammals, as the flying squirrels, colugo, and phalangister.
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Parachute Translations

parachute in Dutch is valscherm, parachute, springscherm
parachute in French is parachute
parachute in German is Fallschirm
parachute in Italian is paracadute
parachute in Norwegian is fallskjerm