any tropical, leguminous tree or shrub of the genus Lonchocarpus, the roots of which yield rotenone.
[lan-serz, lahn-] /ˈlæn sərz, ˈlɑn-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. a set of quadrilles danced in sequence. 2. music for such a set of dances. [lan-ser, lahn-] /ˈlæn sər, ˈlɑn-/ noun 1. a cavalry soldier armed with a . /ˈlɑːnsəz/ noun (functioning as sing) 1. a quadrille for eight or sixteen couples 2. […]
noun, British Military. 1. a sergeant of the lowest rank. 2. (formerly) a corporal appointed to act as sergeant, without increase in pay; an acting sergeant. noun 1. a corporal acting as a sergeant, usually on a temporary basis and without additional pay
[lan-sit, lahn-] /ˈlæn sɪt, ˈlɑn-/ noun 1. a small surgical instrument, usually sharp-pointed and two-edged, for making small incisions, opening abscesses, etc. 2. Architecture. /ˈlɑːnsɪt/ noun 1. Also called lance. a pointed surgical knife with two sharp edges 2. short for lancet arch, lancet window n. late 14c., launcet, from Old French lancette “small lance” […]
noun 1. a mantel clock having a case formed like an acutely pointed arch.