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lanthanide
lanthanide series
Lanthanite
lanthanium
lanthanoid
lanthanon
Lanthanotidae
Lanthanotus
Lanthanotus borneensis
lanthanum
Lanthopine
lanthorn
Lanuginose
lanugo
lanyard
lanyer
Lanzhou
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Lanuginous definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LANU'GINOUS, a. [L. lanuginosus, from lanugo, down, from lana, wool.]
Downy; covered with down, or fine soft hair.

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin lanuginosus, from lanugin-, lanugo Date: 1575 covered with down or fine soft hair ; downy

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lanuginose La*nu"gi*nose`, Lanuginous La*nu"gi*nous, a. [L. lanuginosus, fr. lanugo, -ginis, woolly substance, down, fr. lana wool: cf. F. lanugineux.] Covered with down, or fine soft hair; downy.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. (Bot.) Downy, woolly, lanate, lanated, lanuginose.



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