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lanose

[ley-nohs]
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adjective
  1. lanate.
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Origin of lanose

From the Latin word lānōsus, dating back to 1850–55. See lani-, -ose1
Related formsla·nos·i·ty [ley-nos-i-tee] /leɪˈnɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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Related Words for lanose

furry, hairy, woolen, downy, fleecy, flocculent, soft, lanate, laniferous, lanose, fluffy, hirsute, shaggy, pilose, floccose, pileous, whiskered

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Historical Examples of lanose

  • Lanate, Lanose, woolly; clothed with long and soft entangled hairs.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray


British Dictionary definitions for lanose

lanose

adjective
  1. another word for lanate
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Derived Formslanosity (leɪˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for lanose

C19: from Latin lānosus
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