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oblanceolate

[ob-lan-see-uh-lit, -leyt] /ɒbˈlæn si ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/
adjective, Botany
1.
inversely lanceolate, as a leaf.
Origin of oblanceolate
1840-1850
1840-50; ob- + lanceolate
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British Dictionary definitions for oblanceolate

oblanceolate

/ɒbˈlɑːnsɪəlɪt; -ˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
(botany) (esp of leaves) having a rounded apex and a tapering base
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