Definition of plaudite in US English:

plaudite

noun

rare
  • 1An appeal for applause at the end of a play, etc.

  • 2Plaudit.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Buggbears. From classical Latin plauditē applaud! 2nd plural imperative of plaudere plaud, the customary appeal for applause made by Roman actors at the end of a play.