elongate etymology

English word elongate comes from English ex-, New Latin elongare, English elongat-, English longus

Detailed word origin of elongate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ex- English (eng) (biology) Lacking.. Former, but still living (almost always used with a hyphen). Out of. Outside.
elongare New Latin (la-new)
elongat- English (eng)
longus English (eng)
elongate English (eng) (obsolete) To remove further off.. To depart to, or be at, a distance; especially, to recede apparently from the sun, as a planet in its orbit.. To make long or longer by pulling and stretching; to make elongated. Lengthened, extended.. Slender.

Words with the same origin as elongate

Descendants of ex-
exalbuminous exarillate exarticulate exarticulation exauthorize excaudate excentral excentric exclave excogitare excommune exessive exfetation exorbital exosseous explant exradius exstipellate exstipulate exsuccous extelligence extriangulated extubate microexplant