The lanai of an oceanfront home.
- An example of a lanai is a covered and tiled area outside of a condominium in Hawaii.
- An example of Lanai is an island in the Hawaiian island which is west of Maui.
The definition of a lanai is a patio or open-sided living area, or is one the Hawaiian islands.
a veranda or open-sided living room of a kind found in Hawaii
Origin of lanaiHawaiian l?nai
one of the Hawaiian Islands, west of Maui: 141 sq mi (365 sq km)
Origin of LanaiHawaiian L?-na'i, literally , day of conquest from Proto-Polynesian an unverified form la'?, day + an unverified form ngaki, conquer
A veranda or roofed patio.
Origin of lanaiHawaiian lānai
An island of central Hawaii west of Maui. It was used for pineapple production for much of the 1900s.
- (chiefly in Hawaii) A Hawaiian-style roofed patio.
OriginSee also: lānai
From Hawaiian lānai.