noun, plural le·nes [lee-neez, ley-] /ˈli niz, ˈleɪ-/.
Origin of lenis
Examples from the Web for lenis
The latter valley in this area is inhabited by pocket gophers that belong to another subspecies, lenis.
Nutritur vento, vento restinguitur ignis: / Lenis alit flammas, grandior aura necat!
Intergradation with lenis is also shown in some specimens by the widely spreading zygomatic arches.