Definition of Chanute, Octave in English:

Chanute, Octave

proper noun

  • (1832–1910), French-born American aviation pioneer. From 1898 he produced a number of gliders, including a biplane which made over 700 flights. He assisted the Wright brothers in making the world's first controlled powered flight.

Pronunciation

Chanute, Octave

/tʃəˈnuːt/