noun. ['pləˈtuːn'] a military unit that is a subdivision of a company; usually has a headquarters and two or more squads; usually commanded by a lieutenant.
Words that Rhyme with Platoon
Example sentences of the word platoon
1. Noun, singular or mass
A junior gunnery sergeant may serve with a platoon rather than a full company.
noun. ['pləˈtuːn'] a team of policemen working under the military platoon system.
- police squad
noun. ['pləˈtuːn'] a group of persons who are engaged in a common activity.