You Might Like


- Noun

A small fishlike animal (Amphioxus lanceolatus), remarkable for the rudimentary condition of its organs. It is the type of the class Leptocardia. See Amphioxus, Leptocardia.

More related articles

  • Henry Lancelot Holland

    Henry Lancelot Holland was Governor of the Bank of England from 1865 to 1867. He had been Deputy Governor from 1863 to 1865. He replaced Kirkman Daniel Hodgson as Governor and was succeeded by Thomas Newman Hunt.

  • Lancelot Bavin

    Lancelot Bavin

    Lancelot Bavin (18 August 1881 – 4 January 1956) was a New Zealand -born Australian educator who was the Founder and Headmaster of Chatswood Preparatory School and Headmaster and Co-Headmaster of Mowbray House School. He was the preparatory school headmaster of lawyer and company director Sir Norman Cowper CBE, poet Kenneth Slessor OBE and Prime Minister The Hon. Gough Whitlam AC QC.

  • Anthony Lancelot Dias

    Anthony Lancelot Dias, also known as A. L. Dias (13 March 1910 – 22 September 2002), was an Indian Civil Service officer from the Maharashtra cadre. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1970 for his management of a drought in Bihar. He was the Chief commissioner or Lieutenant governor of Tripura from 1969 to 1971. He was the Governor of West Bengal from 1971 to 1977.

  • Lancelot Carnegie

    Sir Lancelot Douglas Carnegie GCVO KCMG PC (26 December 1861 – 15 October 1933), sometime British Minister and then Ambassador and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Portugal in 1925, was the second son of the 9th Earl of Southesk, and the eldest son by his second marriage (1860) to Lady Susan Murray (died 1915), eldest daughter of Alexander Murray, 6th Earl of Dunmore. His matrilineal great-uncle was the diplomat and statesman Sidney Herbert, Lord Herbert of Lea.

  • Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen

    Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen (born 21 July 1971) is a Nigerian film director, screenwriter and film producer.

  • Lancelot Perowne

    Lancelot Perowne

    Major-General Lancelot Edgar Connop Mervyn Perowne CBE (11 June 1902 – 24 March 1982) was a British Army officer who commanded 17th Gurkha Division.

  • Lancelot Stirling

    Sir John Lancelot Stirling, KCMG, OBE (5 November 1849 – 24 May 1932), generally known as Sir Lancelot Stirling, was an Australian politician and grazier. He was a member of the South Australian House of Assembly from 1881 to 1887, representing Mount Barker, and 1888 to 1890, representing Gumeracha. He was then a member of the South Australian Legislative Council from 1891 to 1932, representing the Southern District. He was President of the Legislative Council from 1901 to 1932 and was Chief Secretary in the seven-day Solomon Ministry of 1899.

You Might Like