Paraglide



[par-uh-glahyd] /ˈpær əˌglaɪd/

verb (used without object), paraglided, paragliding.
1.
to engage in paragliding.
verb

to pilot a large parafoil aircraft from the harness, to pilot a paraglider
Word Origin

para- ‘dropped by parachute’ + glide

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