Definition of plafond in English:

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plafond

Pronunciation: /plaˈfɒ̃(d)/

noun

An 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.

Origin

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

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