London plane

noun

: a large pollution-resistant plane (Platanus acerifolia) often planted as a street tree that is a hybrid between an Eurasian plane (P. orientalis) and the American sycamore (P. occidentalis)

called also London plane tree

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of London plane was in 1860

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“London plane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/London%20plane. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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