planter

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

planter (plural planters)

  1. A box or pot for plants, usually large and standing on the floor.
  2. (historical) Any of the early English settlers, given the lands of the dispossessed Irish populace during the reign of Elizabeth I.
  3. A machine used for planting seeds.
  4. A person who plants seeds, either by hand or by machine.
  5. The owner of a plantation.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

planter c

  1. plural indefinite of plante

Verb[edit]

planter

  1. present tense of plante

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plantāre, present active infinitive of plantō.

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Verb[edit]

planter

  1. (transitive) to plant
  2. (transitive) to drive in (a nail, stake etc.)
  3. (transitive) to pitch (a tent)
  4. (intransitive, computing) to crash
  5. (reflexive, informal, se planter) to fall off
  6. (reflexive, informal, se planter) to fail, to not succeed
  7. (reflexive, informal, se planter, a vehicle and etc) to break down
  8. (transitive, slang) to stab with a knife
    • 1981, Jean-Marc Ligny, Furia!, ISBN 2-207-30346-2
      Il se dit qu'il ne ressortira plus jamais de cette cour des miracles, que dans dix minutes un petit nerveux va déboucher d'une venelle avec un couteau et le planter aussi sec.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

planter

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of plantō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

planter m, f

  1. indefinite plural of plante

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Noun[edit]

planter m, f

  1. indefinite feminine plural of plante