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 lanceolatus, from Latin lanceola, diminutive of Latin lancea, lance; see lance.
(comparative more lanceolate, superlative most lanceolate)