Meaning of lanceolate

lan•ce•o•late

Pronunciation: (lan'sē-u-lāt", -lit), [key]
— adj.
  1. shaped like the head of a lance.
  2. narrow, and tapering toward the apex or sometimes at the base, as a leaf.
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