Definitions for oblanceolateɒbˈlæn si ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt
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ob•lan•ce•o•lateɒbˈlæn si ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt(adj.)
tapering toward the base, as a leaf.
Origin of oblanceolate:
(of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base
Of a reversed lanceolate shape: attached to the stem by the pointed end, with the other end rounded.
Origin: ob- + lanceolate
lanceolate in the reversed order, that is, narrowing toward the point of attachment more than toward the apex
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