dress-like garments formerly worn by a baby Archaic name long clothes
adjective 1. (of a gilt-edged security) having more than 15 years to run before redemption Compare medium-dated, short-dated
[lawng-dey, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈdeɪ, ˈlɒŋ-/ adjective, Botany. 1. requiring a long photoperiod in order to flower. adjective 1. (of certain plants) able to mature and flower only if exposed to long periods of daylight (more than 12 hours), each followed by a shorter period of darkness Compare short-day
- Long-day plant
long-day plant (lông’dā’) A plant that flowers only after being exposed to light periods longer than a certain critical length, as in summer. Spinach, lettuce, and some varieties of wheat are long-day plants. Compare day-neutral plant, short-day plant. See more at photoperiodism.
[lawng-duh n, long-] /ˈlɔŋ dən, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. John Eric (“Johnny”) 1907–2003, U.S. jockey and thoroughbred horse trainer, born in England.