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Dictionary Definition

platan n : any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits [syn: plane tree, sycamore]

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  1. plane tree, any tree of genus Platanus


Extensive Definition

Platan is a Czech regional beer label. It is produced by Městský Pivovar PLATAN s. r. o. in the South Bohemian town of Protivín. It is a regional beer with a little bit of a bitter taste. Platan got its name from an alley of plane trees, because "plane tree" is "platan" in Czech.

Official Platan beers

  • Platan Protivín
  • Platan Jedenáct
  • Platan Granát
  • Platan special Knížecí 21
  • Platan Premium
  • Prácheňská Perla
  • Platan Linie
  • Platan Alcohol Free

External links

platan in Czech: Platan (pivo)
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