Definition of montgolfier :
A balloon which ascends by the buoyancy of air heated by a fire; a fire balloon; - so called from two brothers, Stephen and Joseph Montgolfier, of France, who first constructed and sent up a fire balloon.
- At this point we will leave the work of the brothers Montgolfier. - "The Mastery of the Air", William J. Claxton.
- Montgolfier was not a rich man, and to enable him to continue his experiments the society granted him a considerable sum of money. - "The Mastery of the Air", William J. Claxton.
- It has not been one hundred years since the balloon was invented by the brothers Montgolfier, of France. - "Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy", Frank Richard Stockton.