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{adj: oblong} deviating from a square or circle or sphere by being elongated in one direction

{adj: oblong} of a leaf shape; having a somewhat elongated form with approximately parallel sides

{adj: pale, pallid, wan, sick} (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble
"the pale light of a half moon"
"a pale sun"
"the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"
"a pallid sky"
"the pale (or wan) stars"
"the wan light of dawn"

{n: Aglaonema, genus Aglaonema} climbing herbs of southeastern Asia having thick fleshy oblong leaves and naked unisexual flowers: Chinese evergreen

{n: Canada plum, Prunus nigra} small tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit

{n: Easter cactus, Hatiora gaertneri, Schlumbergera gaertneri} spring-blooming South American cactus with oblong joints and coral-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Schlumbergera

{n: Himalayan lilac, Syringa emodi} robust upright shrub of mountains of northern India having oblong-elliptic leaves and pale lilac or white malodorous flowers

{n: bead tree, jumby bean, jumby tree, Ormosia monosperma} small tree of West Indies and northeastern Venezuela having large oblong pointed leaflets and panicles of purple flowers; seeds are black or scarlet with black spots

{n: bird pepper, Capsicum frutescens baccatum, Capsicum baccatum} plant bearing very small and very hot oblong red fruits; includes wild forms native to tropical America; thought to be ancestral to the sweet pepper and many hot peppers

{n: canyon oak, canyon live oak, maul oak, iron oak, Quercus chrysolepis} medium-sized evergreen of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico with oblong leathery often spiny-edged leaves

{n: carabiner, karabiner, snap ring} an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes

{n: cherimoya, cherimoya tree, Annona cherimola} small tropical American tree bearing round or oblong fruit

{n: dispatch case, dispatch box} case consisting of an oblong container (usually having a lock) for carrying dispatches or other valuables

{n: draba} any of numerous low-growing cushion-forming plants of the genus Draba having rosette-forming leaves and terminal racemes of small flowers with scapose or leafy stems; fruit is a dehiscent oblong or linear silique

{n: eclair} oblong cream puff

{n: football} the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

{n: garambulla, garambulla cactus, Myrtillocactus geometrizans} arborescent cactus of western Mexico bearing a small oblong edible berrylike fruit

{n: inkberry, gallberry, gall-berry, evergreen winterberry, Ilex glabra} evergreen holly of eastern North America with oblong leathery leaves and small black berries

{n: lily of the valley, May lily, Convallaria majalis} low-growing perennial plant having usually two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of small fragrant nodding bell-shaped flowers followed by scarlet berries

{n: oblong leaf} a simple leaf that is rounded at each end with parallel sides

{n: oblong} a plane figure that deviates from a square or circle due to elongation

{n: papaya, papaia, pawpaw, papaya tree, melon tree, Carica papaya} tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit

{n: pavis, pavise} (Middle Ages) a large heavy oblong shield protecting the whole body; originally carried but sometimes set up in permanent position

{n: pawpaw, papaw, papaw tree, Asimina triloba} small tree native to the eastern United States having oblong leaves and fleshy fruit

{n: physostegia} any of various plants of the genus Physostegia having sessile linear to oblong leaves and showy white or rose or lavender flowers

{n: plum tomato} a kind of cherry tomato that has an oblong shape

{n: plum tomato} oblong cherry tomato

{n: rusty woodsia, fragrant woodsia, oblong woodsia, Woodsia ilvensis} a common rock-inhabiting fern of northern temperate regions having rusty-brown stipes and lanceolate pinnate fronds

{n: shawl} cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders

{n: shellflower, shall-flower, shell ginger, Alpinia Zerumbet, Alpinia speciosa, Languas speciosa} cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes

{n: shoebox} an oblong rectangular (usually cardboard) box designed to hold a pair of shoes

{n: shrubby St John's wort, Hypericum prolificum, Hypericum spathulatum} stiff shrub having oblong entire leaves and dense cymes of yellow flowers

{n: spurge laurel, wood laurel, Daphne laureola} bushy Eurasian shrub with glossy leathery oblong leaves and yellow-green flowers

{n: squirting cucumber, exploding cucumber, touch-me-not, Ecballium elaterium} Mediterranean vine having oblong fruit that when ripe expels its seeds and juice violently when touched

{n: sweeper} little-known nocturnal fish of warm shallow seas with an oblong compressed body

{n: sweet pepper} large mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong; commonly used in salads

{n: tabasco pepper, hot pepper, tabasco plant, Capsicum frutescens} plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce

{n: turnbuckle} an oblong metal coupling with a swivel at one end and an internal thread at the other into which a threaded rod can be screwed in order to form a unit that can be adjusted for length or tension

{n: watermelon} large oblong or roundish melon with a hard green rind and sweet watery red or occasionally yellowish pulp

{n: western blackberry, western dewberry, Rubus ursinus} American blackberry with oblong black fruit

{n: western larch, western tamarack, Oregon larch, Larix occidentalis} tall larch of western North America have pale green sharply pointed leaves and oblong cones; an important timber tree

{n: whitlow grass, shadflower, shad-flower, Draba verna} annual weed of Europe and North America having a rosette of basal leaves and tiny flowers followed by oblong seed capsules

{n: wild lily of the valley, shinleaf, Pyrola elliptica} North American evergreen with small pinkish bell-shaped flowers and oblong leaves used formerly for shinplasters


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