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a combining form meaning “long,” used in the formation of compound words:

word-forming element meaning “long,” from Latin longi-, comb. form of longus (see long (adj.)).


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    [lon-ji-kawd-l] /ˌlɒn dʒɪˈkɔd l/ adjective 1. having a long tail; macrutous.

  • Longicorn

    [lon-ji-kawrn] /ˈlɒn dʒɪˌkɔrn/ Entomology adjective 1. having long antennae. 2. belonging or pertaining to the Cerambycidae, comprising the . noun 3. . /ˈlɒndʒɪˌkɔːn/ noun 1. Also called longicorn beetle, long-horned beetle. any beetle of the family Cerambycidae, having a long narrow body, long legs, and long antennae adjective 2. (zoology) having or designating long antennae

  • Longies

    [lawng-eez, long-] /ˈlɔŋ iz, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. , especially for winter use. 2. pants for boys. noun Long underwear; long johns: that day’s version of today’s longies (1950s+)

  • Longing

    [lawng-ing, long-] /ˈlɔŋ ɪŋ, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. strong, persistent desire or craving, especially for something unattainable or distant: filled with longing for home. 2. an instance of this: a sudden longing to see old friends. adjective 3. having or characterized by persistent or earnest desire: a longing look. [lawng, long] /lɔŋ, lɒŋ/ verb (used without […]

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