anlage

noun
an·​la·​ge | \ ˈän-ˌlä-gə How to pronounce anlage (audio) \
plural anlagen\ -​gən How to pronounce anlagen (audio) \ also anlages\ -​gəz How to pronounce anlages (audio) \

Definition of anlage

: the foundation of a subsequent development especially : primordium

First Known Use of anlage

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anlage

German, literally, act of laying on

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anlage

noun
an·​la·​ge | \ ˈän-ˌläg-ə How to pronounce anlage (audio) \
plural anlagen\ -​ən How to pronounce anlagen (audio) \ also anlages\ -​əz How to pronounce anlages (audio) \

Medical Definition of anlage

: the foundation of a subsequent development especially : primordium

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