from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The German air force before and during World War II.
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- proper n. The German air force until the end of the Second World War.
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- n. the German airforce
German : Luft, air (from Middle High German, from Old High German) + Waffe, weapon (from Middle High German wāfen, from Old High German waffan).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From German Luftwaffe, compound word from Luft ("air") + Waffe ("weapon"). (Wiktionary)