Definition of plafond in English:

plafond

Syllabification: pla·fond
Pronunciation: /pləˈfänd
 
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noun

  • 1An ornately decorated ceiling.
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    • 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.
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    • 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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