Definition of Chanute, Octave in English:

Chanute, Octave

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Chanute, Octave

/SHəˈno͞ot/