Pla*teau" (?), n.; pl. F. Plateaux (F. ; E. ), E. Plateaus (#). [F., fr. OF. platel, properly a little plate. See Plate.]

1.

A flat surface; especially, a broad, level, elevated area of land; a table-land.

2.

An ornamental dish for the table; a tray or salver.

 

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