oblong








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

  1. an oblong figure.

adjective

  1. having an elongated, esp rectangular, shape

noun

  1. 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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