platanna

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noun pla·tan·na \plə-ˈta-nə\

Definition of platanna

Origin and Etymology of 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


First Known Use: 1856


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