Launce definition

lôns, lans, läns
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(obsolete) A lance.
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(obsolete) A balance.

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(zoology) Greater sand eel, Hyperoplus lanceolatus.
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Noun

Singular:
launce
Plural:
launces

Origin of launce

  • From Italian lance, Latin lanx, lancis (“plate, scale of a balance"); compare balance.

    From Wiktionary

  • See lance.

    From Wiktionary