leno definition by Webster's New World
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- a type of weave in which the warp yarns are paired and twisted
- a soft, meshed fabric of this weave
Origin: French linon ; from lin, flax: see linen
leno definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. le·nos
- Weaving in which the warp yarns are paired and twisted.
- A fabric having such a weave.
Origin: Perhaps from French linon, linen fabric, from lin, flax, from Old French, from Latin līnum; see linen.