Definition of platband

  1. 1a :  a horizontal band that is a member of a building and that takes the form of a lintel course, a flat arch, or one of a group of moldings b :  architrave, epistyle c :  a list or fillet between the flutings of a column

  2. 2 :  a border of flowers or turf

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Origin and Etymology of platband

French plate-bande, literally, flat band, from Middle French, from plate, feminine of plat flat + bande band, strip — more at band

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