narrow and tapering like the head of a lance, as certain leaves
Origin of lanceolateLate Latin lanceolatus from lanceola, diminutive of Classical Latin lancea: see lance
Shaped like the head of a lance; tapering from a rounded base toward the apex: lanceolate leaves.
Origin of lanceolateLate Latin lanceolātus from Latin lanceola diminutive of Latin lancea lance ; see lance .
(comparative more lanceolate, superlative most lanceolate)