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Etymology of the French word platitude

the French word platitude
derived from the Old French word plat
derived from the Vulgar Latin word plattus
derived from the Greek word platus, πλατύς (flat; spread out 'flat' ('plot'); broad)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *plat-

Derivations in other languages

English platitude, Romanian platitudine

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