verb \dis-ˈplant\

Definition of DISPLANT

transitive verb
:  supplant

Examples of DISPLANT

  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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