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laminar

[lam-uh-ner]
adjective
  1. composed of, or arranged in, laminae.
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Also lam·i·nar·y [lam-uh-ner-ee] /ˈlæm əˌnɛr i/.

Origin of laminar

First recorded in 1800–15; lamin(a) + -ar1
Related formsin·ter·lam·i·nar, adjectivemul·ti·lam·i·nar, adjective
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Examples from the Web for laminar

Historical Examples

  • The female kind is bright and friable, laminar and not globular.

    De Re Metallica

    Georgius Agricola

  • The tassets are replaced by laminar cuissarts extending to the knee, below which the suit is not continued.

    Armour in England

    J. Starkie Gardner

  • Thus in the primrose the phyllodic sepals seem to show clearly that the sepals are in that plant of a laminar nature (fig. 131).

    Vegetable Teratology

    Maxwell T. Masters

  • Should this happen to be terminated by a second laminar portion, an interrupted leaf would be formed.

    Vegetable Teratology

    Maxwell T. Masters

  • Usually the metal is arborescent, dendritic, filiform, moss-like or laminar.