Definitions for lanceolateˈlæn si əˌleɪt, -lɪt
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lan•ce•o•lateˈlæn si əˌleɪt, -lɪt(adj.)
shaped like the head of a lance.
Origin of lanceolate:
1750–60; < NL lanceolātus= L lanciol(a) small lance (lance(a)lance+-ola -ole1) +-ātus -ate1
(of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex
Having the general shape of a lance; much longer than wide, with the widest part lower than the middle and a pointed apex.
Of a class of knapped stone points, made without a stem, shoulders, notches, or other features that aid in attachment to a shaft.
alt. of Lanceolated