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 (ō′void′) also o·voi·dal (ō-void′l)
Shaped like an egg: an ovoid fruit; ovoid spots.
Something that is shaped like an egg.


1. egg-shaped
2. (Botany) botany (of a fruit or similar part) egg-shaped with the broader end at the base. Compare obovoid
something that is ovoid


(ˈoʊ vɔɪd)

1. egg-shaped; having the solid form of an egg.
3. an ovoid body.
[1820–30; < New Latin ōvoīdēs]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ovoid - an egg-shaped objectovoid - an egg-shaped object      
solid - a three-dimensional shape
Adj.1.ovoid - rounded like an egg
rounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"


Resembling an egg in shape:


A. ADJovoide
B. Novoide m


adjeiförmig, ovoid


, ovoid
a. ovicular, en forma de huevo.
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