Origin: from Middle French planiss-, extended stem of planir, to flatten from plan, flat: see plan
- planisher noun
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transitive verb plan·ished, plan·ish·ing, plan·ish·es
Origin: Middle English *planishen, from Old French planir, planiss-, to make smooth, from plan, level, from Latin plānus; see pelə-2 in Indo-European roots.
- planˈish·er noun