Lao definition by Webster's New World
Lao definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. Lao Lao or Laos
- A member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand.
- The Tai language of the Lao.
Of or relating to the Lao or their language or culture.
Origin: Lao Láo, perhaps from láo, person (unattested sense), third person common-gender pronoun.
Variant of Lao