Definition of platband in English:

platband

(also plate-bande)

noun

  • 1A flat, unmoulded fascia or string course, forming a horizontal band along a wall, a border around a window, etc.

  • 2A fillet between the flutings of a column.

  • 3A flat lintel over a door or window.

  • 4Horticulture. A narrow flower bed or strip of turf forming a border.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Phillips (b. 1630), writer and biographer. From plat + band, after French plate-bande.

Pronunciation

platband

/ˈplatband/