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drogue' par"achute




1. Also called drogue. a small parachute that deploys first in order to pull a larger parachute from its pack.
2. Also called drag parachute. a parachute used to slow a vehicle or aircraft.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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