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

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Examples of displant in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of displant

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for displant

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

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

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“Displant.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/displanted. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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