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phylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates: spiny-headed worms Acanthocephala , phylum Acanthocephala
Swiss sculptor and painter known for his bronze sculptures of elongated figures (1901-1966) Alberto Giacometti , Giacometti
fish having greatly elongated front rays on dorsal and anal fins Alectis ciliaris , thread-fish , threadfish
long-necked river duck of the Old and New Worlds having elongated central tail feathers Anas acuta , pin-tailed duck , pintail
early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadix Arisaema dracontium , green dragon
elongated crescent-shaped yellow fruit with soft sweet flesh banana
any of several tropical and subtropical treelike herbs of the genus Musa having a terminal crown of large entire leaves and usually bearing hanging clusters of elongated fruits banana , banana tree
any voracious marine fish of the genus Sphyraena having an elongated cylindrical body and large mouth with projecting lower jaw and long strong teeth barracuda
elongated tethered balloon or blimp with cables or net suspended from it to deter enemy planes that are flying low barrage balloon
elongated region where a specific condition is found belt
tall symmetrical pine of western North America having long blue-green needles in bunches of 3 and elongated cones on spreading somewhat pendulous branches; sometimes classified as a variety of ponderosa pine black pine , Jeffrey's pine , Jeffrey pine , Pinus jeffreyi
elongated mostly scaleless marine fishes with large pectoral fins and reduced pelvic fins blennioid , blennioid fish
any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe; several species contain a potent nerve poison; closely related to spiny puffers blowfish , globefish , puffer , pufferfish
elongated head of dark green leaves on thick white stalks bok choi , bok choy
plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia Brassica rapa pekinensis , celery cabbage , Chinese cabbage , napa , pe-tsai
tall grasses grown for the elongated stiff-branched panicle used for brooms and brushes broomcorn , Sorghum vulgare technicum
gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting buck , long horse , vaulting horse
marsh plant having elongated linear leaves and round prickly fruit bur reed
elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves celery cabbage , Chinese cabbage , Chinese celery
coextensive with the order Cestida; ctenophores having a greatly flattened and elongated body Cestidae , family Cestidae
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