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lanate

[ ley-neyt ]
/ ˈleɪ neɪt /
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adjective
woolly; covered with something resembling wool.
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Also lanose.

Origin of lanate

1750–60; <Latin lānātus woolly, equivalent to lān(a) wool + -ātus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM lanate

sub·la·nate, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lanate

lanate

lanose (ˈleɪnəʊs, -nəʊz)

/ (ˈleɪneɪt) /

adjective biology
having or consisting of a woolly covering of hairs

Word Origin for lanate

C18: from Latin lānātus, from lāna wool
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