plafond

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French plafond (ceiling).

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Noun[edit]

plafond (plural plafonds)

  1. A ceiling, especially one that is ornately decorated.
  2. A painting or decoration on a ceiling.
  3. (anatomy) The tibial plafond.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French plafond.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plaːˈfɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pla‧fond
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

Noun[edit]

plafond n (plural plafonds, diminutive plafondje n)

  1. ceiling [from 17th c.]
  2. maximum, upper limit [from 20th c.]

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From plat + fond.

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Noun[edit]

plafond m (plural plafonds)

  1. ceiling

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French

Noun[edit]

plafond m (invariable)

  1. ceiling