The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #6422   Message #37281
Posted By: AndreasW
07-Sep-98 - 02:59 AM
Thread Name: Planxty?
Subject: RE: Planxty?
That's what Hypertext Webster ( says:

Planxty \Planx"ty\, n. [Cf. L. plangere to mourn aloud.] (Mus.) An Irish or Welsh melody for the harp, sometimes of a mournful character.

So it seems Barbara and Murray are right, as the L stands for Latin.