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English definition of “planter”


noun [C] (LIVING THING)   /ˈplæn·tər/
a large container in which esp. decorative plants are grown: The sidewalk is lined with planters overflowing with flowers. A planter is also someone who owns a plantation (= large farm in a hot part of the world).
(Definition of planter noun (LIVING THING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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