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Alalonga
Alalonga Al`a*lon"ga, or Alilonghi Al`i*lon"ghi, n. (Zo["o]l.) The tunny. See Albicore.
Curcuma longa
Curcuma Cur"cu*ma (k?r"k?-m?), n. [Cf. F., It., & Sp. curcuma; all fr. Ar. kurkum. Cf. Turmeric.] (Bot.) A genus of plants of the order Scitamine[ae], including the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa). Curcuma paper. (Chem.) See Turmeric paper, under Turmeric.
Elongate
Elongate E*lon"gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elongated; p. pr. & vb. n. Elongating.] [LL. elongatus, p. p. of elongare to remove, to prolong; e + L. longus long. See Long, a., and cf. Eloign.] 1. To lengthen; to extend; to stretch; as, to elongate a line. 2. To remove further off. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Elongate
Elongate E*lon"gate, v. i. To depart to, or be at, a distance; esp., to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit. [R.]
Elongate
Elongate E*lon"gate, a. [LL. elongatus.] Drawn out at length; elongated; as, an elongate leaf. ``An elongate form.' --Earle.
Elongated
Elongate E*lon"gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elongated; p. pr. & vb. n. Elongating.] [LL. elongatus, p. p. of elongare to remove, to prolong; e + L. longus long. See Long, a., and cf. Eloign.] 1. To lengthen; to extend; to stretch; as, to elongate a line. 2. To remove further off. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Elongating
Elongate E*lon"gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elongated; p. pr. & vb. n. Elongating.] [LL. elongatus, p. p. of elongare to remove, to prolong; e + L. longus long. See Long, a., and cf. Eloign.] 1. To lengthen; to extend; to stretch; as, to elongate a line. 2. To remove further off. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Longan
Longan Lon"gan, n. (Bot.) A pulpy fruit related to the litchi, and produced by an evergreen East Indian tree (Nephelium Longan).
Medulla oblongata
Medulla Me*dul"la, n. [L.] 1. Marrow; pith; hence, essence. [Obs.] --Milton. 2. (Anat.) The marrow of bones; the deep or inner portion of an organ or part; as, the medulla, or medullary substance, of the kidney; specifically, the medula oblongata. 3. (Bot.) A soft tissue, occupying the center of the stem or branch of a plant; pith. Medulla oblongata. [L., oblong medulla] (Anat.), the posterior part of the brain connected with the spinal cord. It includes all the hindbrain except the cerebellum and pons, and from it a large part of the cranial nerves arise. It controls very largely respiration, circulation, swallowing, and other functions, and is the most vital part of the brain; -- called also bulb of the spinal cord. See Brain.
Nephelium Longan
Longan Lon"gan, n. (Bot.) A pulpy fruit related to the litchi, and produced by an evergreen East Indian tree (Nephelium Longan).
Oblonga
Oblongum Ob*lon"gum, n.; pl. Oblonga. [NL. See Oblong.] (Geom.) A prolate spheroid; a figure described by the revolution of an ellipse about its greater axis. Cf. Oblatum, and see Ellipsoid of revolution, under Ellipsoid.
Oblongata
Oblongata Ob`lon*ga"ta, n. [NL.] (Anat.) The medulla oblongata. --B. G. Wilder.
Oblongatal
Oblongatal Ob"lon*ga"tal, a. Of or pertaining to the medulla oblongata; medullar.
Ophiodon elongatus
Buffalo Buf"fa*lo, n.; pl. Buffaloes. [Sp. bufalo (cf. It. bufalo, F. buffle), fr. L. bubalus, bufalus, a kind of African stag or gazelle; also, the buffalo or wild ox, fr. Gr. ? buffalo, prob. fr. ? ox. See Cow the animal, and cf. Buff the color, and Bubale.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A species of the genus Bos or Bubalus (B. bubalus), originally from India, but now found in most of the warmer countries of the eastern continent. It is larger and less docile than the common ox, and is fond of marshy places and rivers. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A very large and savage species of the same genus (B. Caffer) found in South Africa; -- called also Cape buffalo. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of wild ox. 4. (Zo["o]l.) The bison of North America. 5. A buffalo robe. See Buffalo robe, below. 6. (Zo["o]l.) The buffalo fish. See Buffalo fish, below. Buffalo berry (Bot.), a shrub of the Upper Missouri (Sherherdia argentea) with acid edible red berries. Buffalo bird (Zo["o]l.), an African bird of the genus Buphaga, of two species. These birds perch upon buffaloes and cattle, in search of parasites. Buffalo bug, the carpet beetle. See under Carpet. Buffalo chips, dry dung of the buffalo, or bison, used for fuel. [U.S.] Buffalo clover (Bot.), a kind of clover (Trifolium reflexum and T.soloniferum) found in the ancient grazing grounds of the American bison. Buffalo cod (Zo["o]l.), a large, edible, marine fish (Ophiodon elongatus) of the northern Pacific coast; -- called also blue cod, and cultus cod. Buffalo fish (Zo["o]l.), one of several large fresh-water fishes of the family Catostomid[ae], of the Mississippi valley. The red-mouthed or brown (Ictiobus bubalus), the big-mouthed or black (Bubalichthys urus), and the small-mouthed (B. altus), are among the more important species used as food. Buffalo fly, or Buffalo gnat (Zo["o]l.), a small dipterous insect of the genus Simulium, allied to the black fly of the North. It is often extremely abundant in the lower part of the Mississippi valley and does great injury to domestic animals, often killing large numbers of cattle and horses. In Europe the Columbatz fly is a species with similar habits. Buffalo grass (Bot.), a species of short, sweet grass (Buchlo["e] dactyloides), from two to four inches high, covering the prairies on which the buffaloes, or bisons, feed. [U.S.] Buffalo nut (Bot.), the oily and drupelike fruit of an American shrub (Pyrularia oleifera); also, the shrub itself; oilnut. Buffalo robe, the skin of the bison of North America, prepared with the hair on; -- much used as a lap robe in sleighs.
Orcynus alalonga
Albicore Al"bi*core, n. [F. albicore (cf. Sp. albacora, Pg. albacor, albacora, albecora), fr. Ar. bakr, bekr, a young camel, young cow, heifer, and the article al: cf. Pg. bacoro a little pig.] (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to several large fishes of the Mackerel family, esp. Orcynus alalonga. One species (Orcynus thynnus), common in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, is called in New England the horse mackerel; the tunny. [Written also albacore.]
Piper or Artanthe elongatum
Matico Ma*ti"co, n. (Bot.) A Peruvian plant (Piper, or Artanthe, elongatum), allied to the pepper, the leaves of which are used as a styptic and astringent.
Postoblongata
Postoblongata Post*ob`lon*ga"ta, n. [NL. See Post-, and Oblongata.] (Anat.) The posterior part of the medulla oblongata. --B. G. Wilder.
Preoblongata
Preoblongata Pre*ob`lon*ga"ta, n. [NL. See Pre-, and Oblongata.] (Anat.) The anterior part of the medulla oblongata. --B. G. Wilder.
Prolongable
Prolongable Pro*long"a*ble, a. Capable of being prolonged; as, life is prolongable by care. Each syllable being a prolongable quantity. --Rush.
Prolongate
Prolongate Pro*lon"gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prolongated; p. pr. & vb. n. Prolongating.] [L. prolongatus, p. p. of prolongare. See Prolong.] To prolong; to extend in space or in time. [R.]
Prolongated
Prolongate Pro*lon"gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prolongated; p. pr. & vb. n. Prolongating.] [L. prolongatus, p. p. of prolongare. See Prolong.] To prolong; to extend in space or in time. [R.]
Prolongating
Prolongate Pro*lon"gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prolongated; p. pr. & vb. n. Prolongating.] [L. prolongatus, p. p. of prolongare. See Prolong.] To prolong; to extend in space or in time. [R.]
Prolongation
Prolongation Pro`lon*ga"tion, n. [F. prolongation.] 1. The act of lengthening in space or in time; extension; protraction. --Bacon. 2. That which forms an additional length.
Subelongate
Subelongate Sub`e*lon"gate, a. Not fully elongated; somewhat elongated.
Ticpolonga
Ticpolonga Tic`po*lon"ga, n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.) A very venomous viper (Daboia Russellii), native of Ceylon and India; -- called also cobra monil.

Meaning of Longa from wikipedia

- /ˈtɜːrmərɪk/, also /ˈtuːmərɪk/ or /ˈtjuːmərɪk/) is a flowering plant, Cur****a longa of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae, the roots of which are used in cooking...
- Alba Longa (occasionally written Albalonga in Italian sources) was an ancient Latin city in Central Italy, 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Rome, in the...
- Longa may refer to: Longa (music), a musical note twice as long in duration as a breve, appearing primarily in Early music Longa (Middle Eastern music)...
- Ars longa, vita brevis is a Latin translation of an aphorism coming originally from Gr****. The aphorism quotes the first two lines of the Aphorismi by...
- A longa (pl. longe or longae), long, quadruple note (Am.), or quadruple whole note is a musical note that could be either twice or three times as long...
- Steven Longa (born September 29, 1994) is a Cameroonian professional American football linebacker who is a free agent. He pla**** football at Saddle Brook...
- was the defeat of Alba Longa. After Alba Longa was beaten (by the victory of three Roman champions over three Albans), Alba Longa became Rome's v****al state...
- Longa Island (Gaelic: Longa) is a small uninhabited island at the mouth of Loch Gairloch, on the west coast of Scotland. The island is mainly sandstone...
- Stow Longa is a village and civil parish in Cambridgeshire, England. Stow Longa lies approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of Huntingdon and two miles north...
- The barca-longa was a two or three-masted lugger found on the coasts of Spain and Portugal as well as more widely in the Mediterranean Sea. They were...
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