Did you know that a lanai means porch or veranda?
First recorded in 1865-70, lanai is from Hawaiian word lānai roofed structure with open sides, porch.
The definition of a lanai is a patio or open-sided living area, or is one the of the Hawaiian islands.
An example of a lanai is a covered and tiled area outside of a condominium in Hawaii.
An example of Lanai is an island in the Hawaiian island which is west of Maui.