platy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (plā'tē), [key]
— plat•i•er, plat•i•est.
  1. (of an igneous rock) split into thin, flat sheets, often resembling strata, as a result of uneven cooling.


Pronunciation: (plat'ē), [key]
— pl. plat•y, plat•ys, plat•ies.
  1. platyfish.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form meaning “flat,” “broad,” used in the formation of compound words: platyhelminth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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