placa

placas

[plah-kuhz; Spanish plah-kahs]
plural noun, singular placa [plah-kuh; Spanish plah-kah] .
(especially in the southwestern U.S.) graffiti, as of initials or slogans, spray-painted on an outdoor wall, especially in the lettering style and colors identified with an individual or a street gang.

Origin:
< American Spanish; Spanish: plural of placa plate, tablet, slab < French plaque plaque

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