cigar-shaped


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cigar-shaped

adj
resembling a cigar in shape
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Adj.1.cigar-shaped - tapering at each end
pointed - having a point
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cigar-shaped

[sɪˈgɑːʃeɪpt] ADJen forma de puro
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