[ploo-stuh n, -ston] /ˈplu stən, -stɒn/
a buoyant mat of weeds, algae, and associated organisms that floats on or near the surface of a lake, river, or other body of fresh water.
a mass of small organisms, esp algae, floating at the surface of shallow pools
[plev-en] /ˈplɛv ɛn/ noun 1. a city in N Bulgaria: siege of 143 days 1877. /Bulgarian ˈplɛvɛn/ noun 1. a town in N Bulgaria: taken by Russia from the Turks in 1877 after a siege of 143 days. Pop: 102 000 (2005 est)
[ploo] /plu/ noun, Older Use (in Western U.S. and Canada) . 1. a beaver skin, especially one of prime quality. /pluː/ noun 1. (formerly in Canada) a beaver skin used as a standard unit of value in the fur trade
1. a combining form meaning “having parts or units” of the number specified by the initial element, occurring originally in loanwords from Latin (duplex; quadruplex); recent English coinages ending in -plex, especially denoting structures with a given number of dwelling units, are probably in part new formations with this suffix and in part based on […]
[plek-suh l] /ˈplɛk səl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a . plexal plex·al (plěk’səl) adj. Relating to a plexus.