Meaning of escadrille

es•ca•drille

Pronunciation: (es"ku-dril', es'ku-dril" Fr. es-ka-drē'y&supschwa), [key]
— pl. -drilles
  1. a squadron or divisional unit of airplanes: the Lafayette Escadrille of World War I.
  2. a small naval squadron.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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