Definition of PLATOON

noun : PLATOON

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a military unit that is a subdivision of a company; usually has a headquarters and two or more squads; usually commanded by a lieutenant ;

  • 2. (

    ) a team of policemen working under the military platoon system ;

  • 3. (

    ) a group of persons who are engaged in a common activity; "platoons of tourists poured out of the busses"; "the defensive platoon of the football team" ;


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