From French hangar (“shed, hangar”), from Middle French hanghart (“enclosure near a house”), from Old French hangart, *hamgart, from Old Frankish *haimgard (“fence around a group of houses”), from *haim (“home, village, hamlet”) + *gard (“yard”). More at home, yard.
hangar (plural hangars)
- A large garage-like structure where aircraft are kept.
- The plane taxied on over to the hangar for repairs.
Not to be confused with “hanger” (a device for hanging).
hangar m (plural hangars)
- “hangar” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- hangar, a garage like building for aircraft.