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A pilot or navigator of a lighter-than-air craft, such as a balloon.
(Aeronautics) a person who flies in a lighter-than-air craft, esp the pilot or navigator
aer•o•naut(ˈɛər əˌnɔt, -ˌnɒt)
1. the pilot of a balloon or other lighter-than-air aircraft.
2. a traveler in an airship.
[1775–85; < French aéronaute < Greek āero- aero- + naútēs sailor]
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