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par·a·glid·er

 (păr′ə-glī′dər)
n.
1. A recreational aircraft consisting of a large parafoil equipped with a harness from which a rider hangs while gliding from a height.
2. One who engages in paragliding.

Translations
varjoliidinvarjoliitäjä

paraglider

[ˈpærəˌglaɪdəʳ] N
1. (= person) → parapentista mf
2. (= object) → parapente m

paraglider

[ˈpærəglaɪdər] n
(= object) → parapente m
(= person) → parapentiste mf

paraglider

n
(= person)Paraglider(in) m(f)
(= object)Paraglider m
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