Plat"band` (?), n. [F. plate-bande; plat, plate, flat, level + bande a band.]

1.

A border of flowers in a garden, along a wall or a parterre; hence, a border.

2. Arch. (a)

A flat molding, or group of moldings, the width of which much exceeds its projection, as the face of an architrave.

(b)

A list or fillet between the flutings of a column.

 

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