London plane

noun

Definition of London plane 

: 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

First Known Use of London plane

1860, in the meaning defined above

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