Displant Dis*plant", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Di?planted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Displanting}.] [Pref. dis- + plant: cf. OF. desplanter, F. d['e]planter.] 1. To remove (what is planted or fixed); to unsettle and take away; to displace; to root out; as, to displant inhabitants. [1913 Webster]

I did not think a look, Or a poor word or two, could have displanted Such a fixed constancy. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

2. To strip of what is planted or settled; as, to displant a country of inhabitants. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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