platanna

noun
pla·​tan·​na | \ plə-ˈta-nə How to pronounce platanna (audio) \

Definition of platanna

First Known Use of platanna

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for platanna

Afrikaans platanna, probably alteration of plat-hander one who is flat-handed, from Dutch, from plat flat (from Middle Dutch, from Old French) + hander (from hand, from Middle Dutch); akin to Old High German hant hand — more at plate, hand entry 1

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