Definition of plungeon in English:

plungeon

noun

  • In south-west England: a ford across a rhine. Now archaic and historical.

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From Anglo-Norman plungeon and Middle French plongeon a kind of diving bird from post-classical Latin plumbion-, plumbio, ultimately from classical Latin plumbum lead, perhaps via an unattested post-classical Latin verb *plumbiare to dive; compare -oon.

Pronunciation

plungeon

/ˈplʌn(d)ʒ(ə)n/