Definition of leno in English:

leno

noun

  • [mass noun] An openwork fabric with the warp threads twisted in pairs before weaving.

    • ‘The weave preferably includes a half-cross or full-cross leno weave.’
    • ‘Some common weave styles are plain, twill, satin, basket, leno and mock leno.’
    • ‘Nylon leno mesh, an extremely strong mesh sometimes referred to as lock mesh, traditionally is a component of outdoor equipment, not clothing.’

Origin

Late 18th century: from French linon, from lin flax, from Latin linum. Compare with linen.

Pronunciation:

leno

/ˈliːnəʊ/