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Middle English from Latin oblongus ob- intensive pref. (sense uncertain) ob– longus long del-1 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Its shape is oblong; it is 43 m.
The site is a level oblong tract extending along the Hudson for 7 m.
It is roughly oblong in form, measuring about 80 m.
The fruit is oblong, fleshy and contains one very hard seed which is deeply furrowed on the inside.
The very large acorns are remarkable for their thick cups with long reflexed scales; the leaves are large, oblong, with deep serratures terminating in a bristle-like point.
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