from The Century Dictionary.
- Having greater length than breadth; prolonged.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Other greeting-worthy occasions have been fully oblongated: for instance, death.
A living creature whose form is articulated, having a sensitive body composed of three distinct parts; the head, the thorax and the abdomen-Legs, six in number; the first two act as maxillary; the second two as super-maxillary; the third two as lifters or props to an overhanging oblongated abdomen.