liss

noun
variants: or lis \ ˈlis \
plural lisses

Definition of liss

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an ancient Irish fortification or storage place enclosed by a circular mound or trench or both
variants: or lisso-

Definition of liss- (Entry 2 of 2)

: smooth lissencephalous Lissoflagellata

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History and Etymology for liss

Noun

Irish Gaelic lios, from Middle Irish liss, less; akin to Welsh llys court

Combining form

New Latin, from Greek lissos, lispos, lisphos; probably akin to Old English līm lime

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