Definition and Meanings for drogue
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Etymology of drogue
Meaning of drogue
as noun, noun, noun
- see drag, n., 6, and drag sail, under drag, n.
- a small parachute dragged behind a vehicle as a means of stabilizing it, or deployed first so as to assist opening of a larger parachute.
- a funnel-shaped attachment at the end of a hose suspended from a tanker airplane in flight, to which the probe of another airplane may connect, so as to complete a connecting hose line through which fuel may be transferred from the tanker to the following airplane. it is used for in-flight refueling.