Leno meaning

lē'nō
Weaving in which the warp yarns are paired and twisted.
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A fabric having such a weave.
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A type of weave in which the warp yarns are paired and twisted.
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A soft, meshed fabric of this weave.
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(textiles) A type of weave used to make light, open cotton fabric used for window curtains.
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Origin of leno

  • Perhaps from French linon linen fabric from lin flax from Old French from Latin līnum linen
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Italian leno (“weak, flexible")
    From Wiktionary