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objet
objet d'art
objet trouv
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obl
Oblada
oblanceolate leaf
oblast
Oblata
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Oblate ellipsoid
Oblate spheroid
Oblateness
Oblati
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oblanceolate definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (of a leaf shape) having a broad rounded apex and a tapering base

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1839 inversely lanceolate <an oblanceolate leaf> see leaf illustration

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Bot. (esp. of leaves) lanceolate with the more pointed end at the base.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Oblanceolate Ob*lan"ce*o*late, a. [Pref. ob- + lanceolate.] Lanceolate in the reversed order, that is, narrowing toward the point of attachment more than toward the apex.



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