Definition of plafond in English:

plafond

Syllabification: pla·fond
Pronunciation: /pləˈfänd
 
/

noun

1An ornately decorated ceiling.
More 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.
More 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'.

Definition of plafond in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day keek
Pronunciation: kēk
verb
peep surreptitiously