lanate

[ley-neyt]

adjective

woolly; covered with something resembling wool.

Nearby words

  1. lan,
  2. lana,
  3. lanai,
  4. lanark,
  5. lanarkshire,
  6. lanatoside,
  7. lancashire,
  8. lancashire chair,
  9. lancashire heeler,
  10. lancaster

Also lanose.

Origin of lanate

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

Related formssub·la·nate, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for lanate

lanate

lanose (ˈleɪnəʊs, -nəʊz)

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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