- woolly; covered with something resembling wool.
Origin of lanate
1750–60; < Latin lānātus woolly, equivalent to lān(a) wool + -ātus -ate1
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Examples from the Web for lanate
lanose (ˈleɪnəʊs, -nəʊz)
- having or consisting of a woolly covering of hairs
C18: from Latin lānātus, from lāna wool