Definition of Lanate

1. Adjective. Covered with dense cottony hairs or hairlike filaments. "The woolly aphid has a lanate coat resembling cotton"

Exact synonyms: Woolly
Similar to: Haired, Hairy, Hirsute



Definition of Lanate

1. Adjective. Covered in or composed of wooly hairs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lanate

1. covered with wool [adj]

Medical Definition of Lanate

1. Wooly, with long, intertwined, curled hairs. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanate

lampyrids
lampyrine
lampyrines
lampyris
lamrim
lams
lamster
lamsters
lana
lanai
lanais
lanaries
lanarkite
lanary
lanas
lanate (current term)
lanated
lanatoside D
lanatosides
lance-corporal
lance-jack
lance-jacks
lance corporal
lance corporals
lance fish
lanced
lancefish
lancefishes
lancegay

Literary usage of Lanate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"... terminating in a leafy corymbose inflorescence of few heads, sparsely lanate-pubescent as are also the leaves: leaves entire, narrowly to broadly linear ..."

2. Flora of Tropical Africa by Daniel Oliver, David Prain, William Turner Thiselton-Dyer (1877)
"... outer lanate, shorter, margins scarious, midrib green not reaching the apex ... lower narrowed into the winged petiole, thinly appressed-lanate beneath, ..."

3. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1920)
"Sepals densely white lanate without (somewhat so within). ... Column about 5 mm. long, slender, arcuate, flattened on the interior lanate surface; ..."

4. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"Perennial, with a taproot, simple or with a branched caudex; stems 1-1.5 dm. high, densely arachnoid-lanate; leaves numerous, 3-6 cm. long, the basal ones ..."

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