Lanai definition

lə-nī
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A veranda or roofed patio.
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An island of central Hawaii west of Maui. It was used for pineapple production for much of the 1900s.
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A veranda or open-sided living room of a kind found in Hawaii.
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The definition of a lanai is a patio or open-sided living area, or is one the Hawaiian islands.

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.

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(place) One of the Hawaiian Islands, west of Maui: 141 sq mi (365 sq km)
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(chiefly in Hawaii) A Hawaiian-style roofed patio.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lanai
Plural:
lanais

Origin of lanai

  • Hawaiian lānai

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hawaiian lānai.

    From Wiktionary