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Dictionary definition for: Platoon

1. (n) 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. (n) a team of policemen working under the military platoon system

3. (n) 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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