lanose

[ley-nohs]

adjective


Nearby words

  1. lanky,
  2. lanner,
  3. lanneret,
  4. lanny,
  5. lanolin,
  6. lanosity,
  7. lanosterol,
  8. lanoxin,
  9. lansa,
  10. lansberg

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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British Dictionary definitions for lanosity

lanose

adjective

another word for lanate
Derived Formslanosity (leɪˈnɒsɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for lanose

C19: from Latin lānosus

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