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displant

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verb dis·plant \dis-ˈplant\

Definition of displant

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  displace, remove

  3. 2 :  supplant



Examples of displant in a sentence

  1. <long ago displanted by the automobile, the horse and buggy have become icons of a slower, gentler time>



Origin of displant

Middle French desplanter, from des- dis- + planter to plant, from Late Latin plantare


First Known Use: 15th century


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