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platan

noun
  1. another name for plane tree
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Word Origin

C14: from Latin platanus, from Greek platanos; see plane tree
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Historical Examples

  • The Platan force at Marathon is said to have been 1000 men; but there is no certain account of the armies.

    Historical Parallels, vol 2 of 3)

    Arthur Thomas Malkin