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  • adj. having a relatively long body


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  • The length of that code easily beats its nearest competitor, a long-bodied muck dweller known as the marbled lungfish.

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  • The small pale fawn or brindled cows are stocky and long-bodied, with half-moon horns.


  • Broad and long-bodied, his short legs lent him the appearance of an ape.

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  • They are shockingly gracile and incredibly long-bodied, with a shape that (when seen in dorsal view) has been likened to that of a champagne flute.

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  • As discussed above, I have noted on several occasions that large long-necked pinnipeds better explain sightings of long-necked aquatic cryptids than do hypothetical extant plesiosaurs, and I have also noted that long-bodied delphinidans or other odontocetes might explain some sightings of serpentine aquatic cryptids (Naish 2000, 2001a, 2003a).

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  • Retrieved from the stomach of a sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus, the carcass is about 3 m long, long-bodied, and appears to have a camel-like head and a fluked tail.

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  • I found the hot stream broadened out to a shallow, weedy sand, in which an abundance of crabs and long-bodied, many-legged creatures started from my footfall.

    The Island of Doctor Moreau

  • If you never have enough length of tie to do this, you are probably of the long-bodied sort, and you need extra-long ties.

    Tie One On!

  • It's not hard to imagine Benito Mussolini riding in the back of this handsome, long-bodied Alfa coupe with its pontoon fenders, raked grille and skirted rear tires.

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  • The rockpools down on the shore are teeming with life: crabs and tiny flat fish and strange long-bodied antenaed things less than the length of my finger joint.

    between the rock and the cold, cold sea -- Day


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