Definition of planh in US English:

planh

(also planc)

noun

historical
  • An Old Occitan lament for the death of a person, especially a mistress or protector.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Cyclopaedia. From Old Occitan planh, planch (in literature) lament for the death of a prince or patron, specifically use of planh, planch lament.

Pronunciation

planh

/ˈplanjə/