noun, plural pla·teaus, pla·teaux [pla-tohz or, esp. British, plat-ohz] /plæˈtoʊz or, esp. British, ˈplæt oʊz/.
verb (used without object), pla·teaued, pla·teau·ing.
verb (used with object), pla·teaued, pla·teau·ing.
Words nearby plateau
Origin of plateau
Examples from the Web for plateaux
The climate is hot and moist on the coast and in the plains, but pleasant on the plateaux.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
In like manner, the plants growing on moraines were found to be those of the adjacent mountains, plateaux, or lowlands.Darwinism (1889)|Alfred Russel Wallace
He says it is met with in the Narbada valley, but I have also found it common on the plateaux of the Satpura range.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon|Robert A. Sterndale
Why did you not call me a bandit when I was at the Plateaux?The Hour and the Man|Harriet Martineau
Through this tract, from the plateaux, four small rivers make their way to the lake.