Definitions for oblanceolateɒbˈlæn si ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•lan•ce•o•lateɒbˈlæn si ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt(adj.)

  1. tapering toward the base, as a leaf.

    Category: Botany

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oblanceolate(adj)

    (of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base


  1. oblanceolate(Adjective)

    Of a reversed lanceolate shape: attached to the stem by the pointed end, with the other end rounded.

  2. Origin: ob- + lanceolate

Webster Dictionary

  1. Oblanceolate(adj)

    lanceolate in the reversed order, that is, narrowing toward the point of attachment more than toward the apex


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