[ ob-lan-see-uh-lit, -leyt ]
/ ɒbˈlæn si ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
inversely lanceolate, as a leaf.
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Example sentences from the Web for oblanceolate
Oblanceolate (Fig. 121) when of the lance-shaped form, only more tapering toward the base than in the opposite direction.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
(6-8 inches) long, brown; leaves obovate to oblanceolate, 2-6 cm.Trees of Indiana|Charles Clemon Deam
The flower is composed of twenty petals which are oblanceolate.The Fantastic Clan|John James Thornber
British Dictionary definitions for oblanceolate
/ (ɒbˈlɑːnsɪəlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /
botany (esp of leaves) having a rounded apex and a tapering base
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