plano

[ pley-noh ]
/ ˈpleɪ noʊ /

adjective

pertaining to eyeglasses that do not contain a curvature for correcting vision defects: plano sunglasses.

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Origin of plano

First recorded in 1945–50; independent use of plano-1

Definition for plano (2 of 4)

Plano
[ pley-noh ]
/ ˈpleɪ noʊ /

noun

a town in N Texas.

Definition for plano (3 of 4)

plano-1

a combining form meaning “flat,” “plane,” used in the formation of compound words: planography.
Also plani-; especially before a vowel, plan-.

Origin of plano-

1
combining form representing Latin plānus level, plānum level ground

Definition for plano (4 of 4)

plano-2

a combining form meaning “moving,” “capable of movement,” used in the formation of compound words: planogamete.

Origin of plano-

2
combining form representing Greek plános wandering, roaming. See planet
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British Dictionary definitions for plano

plano-

sometimes before a vowel plan-


combining form

indicating flatness or planenessplano-concave

Word Origin for plano-

from Latin plānus flat, level
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Medical definitions for plano

plano-

pref.

Flat:planocellular.
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