laminable

[ lam-uh-nuh-buhl ]
/ ˈlæm ə nə bəl /

adjective

capable of being laminated.

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Origin of laminable

First recorded in 1790–1800; lamin(ate) + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM laminable

non·lam·i·na·ble, adjective
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