plano-

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plano-

(word root) flat
Examples of words with the root plano-: planography
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plano-

or plani- or plan-
pref.
Flat: planometer.

[From Latin plānus, flat; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]
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plano-

or sometimes before a vowel

plan-

combining form
indicating flatness or planeness: plano-concave.
[from Latin plānus flat, level]
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Pla•no

(ˈpleɪ noʊ)

n.
a town in N Texas. 192,280.

plano-

or plani-

a combining form meaning “flat,” “plane”: planography.
[comb. form representing Latin plānus level, plānum level ground]
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