Definition of platan in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈplat(ə)n/


A plane tree.
Example sentences
  • You can't miss Restaurant Tropicana situated in a lovely, small square under a huge platan tree.
  • It's so nice here and we have a special place under the full shade of a European platan tree.


Late Middle English: via Latin from Greek platanos 'plane tree'.

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