Platan - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplætʌn|  American pronunciation of the word platan
Brit.  |ˈplat(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word platan

noun

- any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits (syn: sycamore)

Examples

The aircraft planed down before landing.

We planed our way across the ocean.

The superstitious man is on the same plane as the savage.

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