Oblong



[ob-lawng, -long] /ˈɒbˌlɔŋ, -ˌlɒŋ/

adjective
1.
elongated, usually from the square or circular form.
2.
in the form of a rectangle one of whose dimensions is greater than the other.
noun
3.
an oblong figure.
/ˈɒbˌlɒŋ/
adjective
1.
having an elongated, esp rectangular, shape
noun
2.
a figure or object having this shape
adj.

early 15c., from Latin oblongus “more long than broad,” originally “somewhat long,” from ob “to, toward,” here perhaps intensive (see ob-) + longus “long” (see long (adj.)). As a noun from c.1600.

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