adjective. (of a leaf shape) shaped like a lance head; narrow and tapering to a pointed apex.
- -like (English)
- like (English)
- lance (English)
- lance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Example sentences of the word lancelike
Camia features 8- to 24-inch-long, lancelike leaves and 2- to 4-inch-wide, white flowers that resemble butterflies.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Small light-blue, yellow or white-centered flowers nearly conceal its lancelike green leaves during April and May.
3. Verb, past participle
The saw palmetto has lancelike, stiff leaves in a star-shaped pattern.