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o·void(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.
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2. (Botany) botany (of a fruit or similar part) egg-shaped with the broader end at the base. Compare obovoid
something that is ovoid
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1. egg-shaped; having the solid form of an egg.
3. an ovoid body.
[1820–30; < New Latin ōvoīdēs]
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|Noun||1.||ovoid - 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"
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adj → eiförmig, ovoid
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a. ovicular, en forma de huevo.
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