[ luh-noo-juh-nohs, -nyoo- ]
/ ləˈnu dʒəˌnoʊs, -ˈnyu- /
covered with lanugo, or soft, downy hairs.
of the nature of down; downy.
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Also la·nu·gi·nous [luh-noo-juh-nuh s, -nyoo-] /ləˈnu dʒə nəs, -ˈnyu-/.
Origin of lanuginose
OTHER WORDS FROM lanuginosela·nu·gi·nous·ness, noun
Words nearby lanuginose
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Example sentences from the Web for lanuginous
Lanuginous, la-nū′jin-us, adj. downy: covered with fine soft hair.
Medical definitions for lanuginous
[ lə-nōō′jə-nəs ]
Being covered with soft, short hair; downy.
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