plafond

noun
pla·​fond | \ pləˈfän(d) \
plural -s

Definition of plafond

1 : a ceiling usually of elaborate design formed by the underside of a floor
2 : a French variant of auction bridge that is similar to contract bridge

History and Etymology for plafond

French, from Middle French platfonds, from plat flat + fonds bottom, from Latin fundus

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“Plafond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plafond. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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