liss

noun
variants: or lis \ˈlis\

Definition of liss

plural lisses
:an ancient Irish fortification or storage place enclosed by a circular mound or trench or both

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Origin and Etymology of liss

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


liss-

combining form
variants: or lisso-

Definition of liss-

:smooth
  • lissencephalous
  • Lissoflagellata

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Origin and Etymology of liss-

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


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