n. a small broad two-edged surgical knife with a sharp point.
Phrases and idioms:
lancet arch (or light or window) a narrow arch or window with a pointed head.
lanceted adj.
Etymology: ME f. OF lancette (as LANCE)

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  • lancet — [lan′sit] n. [ME lancettis, pl. < OFr lancette, dim. of lance, LANCE] 1. a small, pointed surgical knife, usually two edged, used for making small incisions, skin punctures, etc. 2. a) LANCET ARCH b) LANCET WINDOW …   English World dictionary

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  • Lancet — Porté notamment dans le département du Nord et en Belgique, le nom était également attesté autrefois en Haute Saône et en Haute Savoie. Il est aujourd hui présent aussi en Guyane. Plusieurs sens semblent possibles : d abord l ancien français… …   Noms de famille

  • lancet — late 14c., launcet, from O.Fr. lancette small lance (12c.), dim. of lance (see LANCE (Cf. lance) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • lancet — ► NOUN ▪ a small, broad two edged surgical knife with a sharp point. ORIGIN Old French lancette small lance …   English terms dictionary

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  • lancet — noun Date: 15th century 1. a sharp pointed and commonly 2 edged surgical instrument used to make small incisions 2. a. lancet window b. lancet arch …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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