lancelike lancelike

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex

Usage(s):

  1. It is doubtful whether the engaging and lancelike humors of this piece will interest a great many people for a protracted period.
  2. The steel army rolled vast, powder-white and terrible to a railroad crossing with lancelike antennae uplifted and colored guidons fluttering in the sun.

News

  • Plants of Merit: Lucifer crocosmia

    WHAT: This crocosmia called Lucifer is also referred to as montbretia. It features brilliant red flowers that bloom at the top of lancelike leaves....
    on August 7, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

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