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ovariotomy | ovarious | ovaritis | ovarium | ovary | ovate | ovate leaf | ovate-acuminate | ovate-cylindraceous | ovate-lanceolate | ovate-oblong

ovate

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Adjective
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o=vate

CIDE DICTIONARY

ovatea. [L. ovatus, from ovum egg. See Oval.].
  •  Shaped like an egg, with the lower extremity broadest.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Having the shape of an egg, or of the longitudinal section of an egg, with the broader end basal.  Gray.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ovate, adj. Biol. egg-shaped as a solid or in outline; oval.

Etymology
L ovatus (as OVUM)

ROGET THESAURUS

ovate

Circularity

N circularity, roundness, rotundity, circle, circlet, ring, areola, hoop, roundlet, annulus, annulet, bracelet, armlet, ringlet, eye, loop, wheel, cycle, orb, orbit, rundle, zone, belt, cordon, band, contrate wheel, crown wheel, hub, nave, sash, girdle, cestus, cincture, baldric, fillet, fascia, wreath, garland, crown, corona, coronet, chaplet, snood, necklace, collar, noose, lasso, lassoo, ellipse, oval, ovule, ellipsoid, cycloid, epicycloid, epicycle, semicircle, quadrant, sextant, sector, sphere, round, rounded, circular, annular, orbicular, oval, ovate, elliptic, elliptical, egg-shaped, pear-shaped, cycloidal, spherical, I watched the little circles die.


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