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plafond Syllabification: pla·fond
Pronunciation: /pləˈfänd/

Definition of plafond in English:

noun

1An ornately decorated ceiling.
Example sentences
  • There is also an elliptical chamber on the ground floor, with a beautiful plafond and niches framed by Ionic columns.
1.1A painting or decoration on a ceiling.
Example sentences
  • The subject of the central plafond "The Temple of Minerva", represents a scene of the castle being built.

Origin

French, from plat 'flat' + fond 'bottom, base'.

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