Definition of oblanceolate in English:

oblanceolate

adjective

technical
  • (especially of leaves) lanceolate with the more pointed end at the base.

    • ‘The leaf laminae of Q. serrata were lanceolate to oblanceolate, 5-15 cm long and 1-3 cm wide.’
    • ‘The leaves which are oblanceolate in shape are 3 - 4 inches in length.’
    • ‘The upper regions of the stem have a characteristic square-shaped cross-section with long internodes separating whorls of elliptical to oblanceolate leaves.’
    • ‘The leaves of ssp. beneolens are greenish, mostly linear to very-narrowly oblanceolate, and have a tendency to be ascending.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from ob- + lanceolate.

Pronunciation:

oblanceolate

/ɒbˈlɑːnsɪələt/