Etymology
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lanceolate (adj.)

"shaped like a lance-head," 1751, from Late Latin lanceolatus "armed with a little lance," from Latin lanceola, diminutive of lancea (see lance (n.)).

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Definitions of lanceolate

lanceolate (adj.)
(of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex;
Synonyms: lancelike
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