laky
adjective see lake II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Laky — Lak y, a. Pertaining to a lake. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laky — Lak y, a. [From {Lake} the pigment.] Transparent; said of blood rendered transparent by the action of some solvent agent on the red blood corpuscles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laky — [lāk′ē] adj. of the color of the pigment called lake …   English World dictionary

  • laky — Pertaining to the transparent bright red appearance of blood serum or plasma, developing as a result of hemoglobin being released from destroyed red blood cells. * * * laky lā kē adj, lak·i·er; est of blood having undergone the process by which… …   Medical dictionary

  • laky — laky1 /lay kee/, adj. lakier, lakiest. of, pertaining to, or resembling a lake. [1605 15; LAKE1 + Y1] laky2 /lay kee/, adj. of the color of a lake pigment. [1840 50; LAKE2 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • laky — adjective a) of, pertaining to, or resembling a lake b) of the color of a lake pigment; murky …   Wiktionary

  • laky — adj. of or pertaining to a lake, resembling a lake; deep red, crimson …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laky — lak•y [[t]ˈleɪ ki[/t]] adj. lak•i•er, lak•i•est of, pertaining to, resembling, or abounding in lakes • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • laky — I. /ˈleɪki/ (say laykee) adjective of or like a lake. {lake1 + y1} II. /ˈleɪki/ (say laykee) adjective of the colour of a lake pigment. {lake2 + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • laky — ˈlākē adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: lake (IV) + y : of, relating to, or resembling lake; specifically of blood : laked …   Useful english dictionary

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