[ ley-neyt ]
/ ˈleɪ neɪt /
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woolly; covered with something resembling wool.
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Origin of lanate
1750–60; <Latin lānātus woolly, equivalent to lān(a) wool + -ātus-ate1
OTHER WORDS FROM lanatesub·la·nate, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lanate
lanose (ˈleɪnəʊs, -nəʊz)
/ (ˈleɪneɪt) /
having or consisting of a woolly covering of hairs
Word Origin for lanate
C18: from Latin lānātus, from lāna wool
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