Definition of escadrille in English:

escadrille

noun

  • A French squadron of aircraft.

    • ‘This information consists of official daily reports on aerial operations, decisions, aircraft losses, escadrille records, and contacts with foreign air services.’

Origin

Early 20th century: French, literally flotilla, flight.

Pronunciation:

escadrille

/ˌeskəˈdril//ˈeskəˌdril/