noun, plural le·nes [lee-neez, ley-]. /ˈli niz, ˈleɪ-/.
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The modern Cubans pronounce it like the English w with the spiritus lenis.
Nutritur vento, vento restinguitur ignis: / Lenis alit flammas, grandior aura necat!
In six other characters studied they most closely approach lenis to which they are here referred.
Intergradation with lenis is also shown in some specimens by the widely spreading zygomatic arches.
The latter valley in this area is inhabited by pocket gophers that belong to another subspecies, lenis.