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English

Etymology

From Old French lancette diminutive of lance

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lancet

Plural
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lancet ({{{1}}})
  1. A sharp pointed, two edged surgical instrument used in venisection and for opening abscesses etc.
  2. A fleam.

Derived terms

  • The Lancet: a British medical journal.
  • (Architectural): lancet arch: A sharp pointed arch used in doors and windows etc. This type of archetecture was peculiar to England in the 13th Century.
  • (Ichthyological): lancetfish

References

Webster's International Dictionary 1902.

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