Definition of LANAI

a covered structure adjoining an entrance to a building <a low-slung Hawaiian beach house with an open-sided lanai to catch the tropical breezes>
Synonyms gallery [Southern & Midland], lanai, piazza [dialect], stoop, veranda (or verandah)
Related Words galilee, portico; sleeping porch, solarium, sunporch, sunroom (also sun parlor); porte cochere

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