noun (plural lenos)
An openwork fabric with the warp threads twisted in pairs before weaving.
- The weave preferably includes a half-cross or full-cross leno weave.
- Nylon leno mesh, an extremely strong mesh sometimes referred to as lock mesh, traditionally is a component of outdoor equipment, not clothing.
- Some common weave styles are plain, twill, satin, basket, leno and mock leno.
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