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canopy

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈkæn.ə.pi/

canopy noun [C] (COVER)

a cover fixed over a seat or bed, etc. for shelter or decoration

canopy noun [C] (OF TREES)

the branches and leaves that spread out at the top of a group of trees forming a type of roof

canopy noun [C] (OF AIRCRAFT)

the transparent part in a military aircraft that covers the place where the pilot sits

canopy noun [C] (OF PARACHUTE)

the large circular piece of cloth that is the main part of a parachute
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