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n. pl. plan•tae (-tē)
  1. The sole.
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Historical Examples

  • The curving part of the Planta, by which it inosculates with the Tibia.

    An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)

    William Kirby

  • As the Plantagenets had their “planta genista,” the broom; so the Dymokes would seem to have had their “oak.”

  • A branche sprung forth of an oake couped, the word, Planta fuit quercus.

  • He afterwards took the name of Plantagenet (Planta genista) and transmitted it to his princely posterity.

  • The lower or distal end of the tibia articulates at its anterior edge with the planta.