Origin of planchetteFr: see planchet
Origin of planchetteFrench from Old French diminutive of planche board ; see planchet .
- A small plank.
- (spiritualism) A type of Ouija board. (A small tablet of wood supported on casters and having a pencil attached. The characters produced by the pencil on paper, while the hand rests on the instrument and it is allowed to move, are sometimes interpreted as of oracular or supernatural import.)
- A plane-table.
- (chiefly Canada) Circular, colored dots pressed into paper money, used to distinguish authentic currency from counterfeit currency.