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plat (n.)

"flat piece of ground," mid-15c. (mid-13c. in surnames), a variant of plot (n.) assimilated to Middle English plat (adj.) "flat," which is from Old French plat "flat, stretched out" (see plateau (n.)). See OED plat sb.3 for full explanation.

plat (v.)

"to interweave," late 14c., a variant of plait (v.). Related: Platted; platting.

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Definitions of plat from WordNet
1
plat (v.)
make a plat of;
Synonyms: plot
2
plat (n.)
a map showing planned or actual features of an area (streets and building lots etc.);
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