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lanose

[ley-nohs]
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adjective
  1. lanate.

Origin of lanose

From the Latin word lānōsus, dating back to 1850–55. See lani-, -ose1
Related formsla·nos·i·ty [ley-nos-i-tee] /leɪˈnɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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Examples from the Web for lanose

Historical Examples

  • Lanate, Lanose, woolly; clothed with long and soft entangled hairs.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray


British Dictionary definitions for lanose

lanose

adjective
  1. another word for lanate
Derived Formslanosity (leɪˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin

C19: from Latin lānosus
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