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1. plastron

noun. (zoology) the part of a turtle's shell forming its underside.

Synonyms

  • turtle

Antonyms

  • understate
  • ride

Etymology

  • plastron (French)
  • piastrone (Italian)

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2. plastron

noun. the ornamental front of a woman's bodice or shirt.

Synonyms

  • shirtfront

Etymology

  • plastron (French)
  • piastrone (Italian)

3. plastron

noun. a large pad worn by a fencer to protect the chest.

Etymology

  • plastron (French)
  • piastrone (Italian)

4. plastron

noun. a metal breastplate that was worn under a coat of mail.

Synonyms

  • aegis
  • egis

Etymology

  • plastron (French)
  • piastrone (Italian)

5. plastron

noun. the front of man's dress shirt.

Synonyms

  • evening shirt
  • shirtfront

Etymology

  • plastron (French)
  • piastrone (Italian)

Sentences with plastron


1. Noun, singular or mass
The bottom part of the shell is the plastron.

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