nParakiteA train or series of kites on one string and flying tandem, used for attaining great heights and for sending up instruments for meteorological observations or a man for military reconnaissance; also, a kite of such a train.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nparakiteA number of kites connected in series and flying tandem, used for attaining great heights and sending up instruments for meteorological observations, aërial photography, signaling, etc.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Para-, + kite,
The few wild Fowls that are here, are Parakites, and some other small Birds.
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