simple and modest; unadorned; basic:
a plain-Jane car dressed up with leather upholstery.
a drab, unattractive, and generally uninteresting girl or woman.
“unattractive woman,” first attested 1912.
Unadorned; stark; no-frills:”Plain Jane” is how one gun collector describes the look
[1912+; the earliest examples read plain Jane and no nonsense]
noun 1. the simplest knitted construction, consisting of vertical ribs visible on the front of the fabric and horizontal rows of stitches visible on the back, used in the production of hosiery and jersey fabrics.
[pluh-sen-tuh] /pləˈsɛn tə/ noun, plural placentas, placentae [pluh-sen-tee] /pləˈsɛn ti/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy, Zoology. the organ in most mammals, formed in the lining of the uterus by the union of the uterine mucous membrane with the membranes of the fetus, that provides for the nourishment of the fetus and the elimination of its waste […]
- Placenta accreta
placenta accreta placenta ac·cre·ta (ə-krē’tə) n. Abnormal adherence of the chorionic villi to the myometrium, associated with partial or complete absence of the decidua basalis and the stratum spongiosum.
[pleys-neym] /ˈpleɪsˌneɪm/ noun 1. the given to or held by a geographical location, as a town, city, village, etc.