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Related to lanceolate: lanceolate leaf
shaped like a small blade or lance.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Shaped like the head of a lance; tapering from a rounded base toward the apex: lanceolate leaves.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
lanceolate(of plant structures) tapering to a point.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
Narrow, leaf shape that is longer than it is wide, and pointed at the end.
Mentioned in: Echinacea
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