oblanceolate

adjective
ob·​lan·​ceo·​late | \ (ˌ)äb-ˈlan(t)-sē-ə-ˌlāt How to pronounce oblanceolate (audio) \

Definition of oblanceolate

: inversely lanceolate an oblanceolate leaf — see leaf illustration

First Known Use of oblanceolate

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oblanceolate

borrowed from New Latin oblanceolātus, from ob- ob- + lanceolātus lanceolate

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“Oblanceolate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oblanceolate. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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