noun, plural le·nos.

  1. Also called leno weave, gauze weave. a weave structure in which paired warp yarns are intertwined in a series of figure eights and filling yarn is passed through each of the interstices so formed, producing a firm, open mesh.
  2. any fabric in this weave.


  1. made in leno weave.

noun plural -nos

  1. (in textiles) a weave in which the warp yarns are twisted together in pairs between the weft or filling yarns
  2. a fabric of this weave


  1. Dan, original name George Galvin. 1860–1904, British music-hall entertainer, noted esp for his pantomime performances: he died insane
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