Definitions for lanceolateˈlæn si əˌleɪt, -lɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lanceolate, lancelike(adj)

    (of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex


  1. lanceolate(Adjective)

    Having the general shape of a lance; much longer than wide, with the widest part lower than the middle and a pointed apex.

  2. lanceolate(Adjective)

    Of a class of knapped stone points, made without a stem, shoulders, notches, or other features that aid in attachment to a shaft.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lanceolate(adj)

    alt. of Lanceolated


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