dis·​plant di-ˈsplant How to pronounce displant (audio)
displanted; displanting; displants

Example Sentences

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

Word History


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

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of displant was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Displant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/displant. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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