Definition of plafond in English:

plafond

noun

  • 1An ornately decorated ceiling.

    • ‘There is also an elliptical chamber on the ground floor, with a beautiful plafond and niches framed by Ionic columns.’
    roof, vault, vaulting
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    1. 1.1A painting or decoration on a ceiling.
      • ‘The subject of the central plafond "The Temple of Minerva", represents a scene of the castle being built.’

Origin

French, from plat flat + fond bottom, base.

Pronunciation:

plafond

/pləˈfänd/