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ov·ule

 (ŏv′yo͞ol, ō′vyo͞ol)
n.
1. Botany A structure in seed plants that consists of the embryo sac surrounded by the nucellus and one or two integuments and that develops into a seed after it is fertilized.
2. Zoology A small or immature ovum.

[New Latin ōvulum, diminutive of Latin ōvum, egg; see awi- in Indo-European roots.]

ov′u·lar (ŏv′yə-lər, ō′vyə-), ov′u·lar′y (-lĕr′ē) adj.
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ovulary

(ˈɒvjʊlərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Botany) botany the part of a plant's anatomy where ovules develop
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