Lanuginose
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • lanuginose — lanuginousness, n. /leuh nooh jeuh nohs , nyooh /, adj. 1. covered with lanugo, or soft, downy hairs. 2. of the nature of down; downy. Also, lanuginous /leuh nooh jeuh neuhs, nyooh /. [1685 95; < L lanuginosus downy, woolly, equiv. to lanugin (s …   Universalium

  • lanuginose — a. See lanuginous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • lanuginose — la·nu·gi·nose …   English syllables

  • lanuginose — la•nu•gi•nose [[t]ləˈnu dʒəˌnoʊs, ˈnyu [/t]] also la•nu•gi•nous [[t] nəs[/t]] adj. of the nature of down; downy • Etymology: 1685–95; < L lānūginōsus=lānūgin , s. of lānūgō (see lanugo) + ōsus ose I …   From formal English to slang

  • lanuginose — /ləˈnudʒənoʊs/ (say luh noohjuhnohs), / ˈnju / (say nyooh ) adjective 1. covered with lanugo, or soft, downy hairs. 2. of the nature of down; downy. Also, lanuginous. {Latin lānūginōsus woolly} …   Australian English dictionary

  • lanuginose — adjective see lanuginous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lanuginous — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stella — {{hw}}{{stella}}{{/hw}}s. f. 1 Corpo celeste splendente di luce propria, come il sole: stella nana, gigante | Stella cadente, filante, meteora | Stella polare, la stella dell Orsa Minore, situata allo zenit del Polo Nord. 2 (est., gener.)… …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • Lanugo — La*nu go, n. [See {Lanuginose}.] (Anat.) The soft woolly hair which covers most parts of the mammal fetus, and in man is shed before or soon after birth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canna tuerckheimii — taxobox name = Canna tuerckheimii regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Monocots unranked ordo = Commelinids ordo = Zingiberales familia = Cannaceae genus = Canna species = C. tuerckheimii binomial = Canna… …   Wikipedia

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