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Meaning of LAPUTAN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\La*pu"tan\, a.
Of or pertaining to Laputa, an imaginary flying island
described in Gulliver's Travels as the home of chimerical
philosophers. Hence, fanciful; preposterous; absurd in
science or philosophy. ``Laputan ideas.'' --G. Eliot.

 

 

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