Other Word Forms of Plait
Origin of Plait
Middle English pleit fold, braid possibly from pleiten to fold, braid alteration (influenced by Old French pleit fold) of Old French plier, pleiir from Latin plicāre to fold plek- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French pleit, from Latin plecto, which is akin to Old Norse flétta (Danish flette) and to Russian сплетать (spletatʹ).
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