What does lanceolate mean?

Definitions for lanceolateˈlæn si əˌleɪt, -lɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lanceolate.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lanceolate

    -d, lan′se-o-lāt, -ed, adjs. (bot.) having the form of a lance-head: tapering toward both ends—also Lan′ceolar.—adv. Lan′ceolately. [L. lanceolatuslanceola, dim. of lancea.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lanceolate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lanceolate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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