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Oriental plane   /ˌɔriˈɛntəl pleɪn/   Listen
Oriental plane

Large tree of southeastern Europe to Asia Minor.  Synonym: Platanus orientalis.

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"Oriental plane" Quotes from Famous Books

... Pacha of Many Tales Chakhoti, Chandni Chowk, Chaplies, Chappar, Paddle with heart-shaped blade. Chatris, The cenotaphs of the Maharanas of Mewar; they stand in a walled enclosure between Udaipur and the railway station. Chonar, Plaianus Orientals or Oriental plane. This magnificent tree is supposed to have been introduced into Kashmir by the Mogul Emperors. It grows to a great size, one measured by Lawrence being sixty-three feet five inches in circumference ...
— A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil • T. R. Swinburne

Words linked to "Oriental plane" :   Platanus, plane tree, genus Platanus, sycamore, platan

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