follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

lanose

[ley-nohs] /ˈleɪ noʊs/
adjective
1.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Latin lānōsus. See lani-, -ose1
Related forms
lanosity
[ley-nos-i-tee] /leɪˈnɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for lanosity

lanose

/ˈleɪnəʊs; -nəʊz/
adjective
1.
another word for lanate
Derived Forms
lanosity (leɪˈnɒsɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C19: from Latin lānosus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for lanose

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for lanosity

11
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for lanosity