Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Flat: platyhelminth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Forms words referring to things that are relatively flat but wide, like a plateau. (opposed to lepto- flat but "thin", like a ribbon)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining form from Gr. platy`s broad, wide, flat.

Etymologies

Greek platu-, from platus; see plat- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek πλατύς (platys, "flat") (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.