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[eg-sheypt] /ˈɛgˌʃeɪpt/
having an oval form, usually with one end larger than the other.
Origin of egg-shaped
1760-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Others swoop close to their stars and then swing far out on egg-shaped paths, scattering smaller bodies as they go.
  • The nests are amusing containers for egg-shaped scoops of ice cream.
  • Golden cowries are egg-shaped with a flat base and a narrow opening.
  • In the vaguely egg-shaped tunnel, an endless stream of wastewater burbles along a channel in the floor.
  • The iconic egg-shaped chair appeals to our senses for a number of reasons.
  • Because the moon orbits along an egg-shaped ellipse, not a circle, its distance from us changes.
  • egg-shaped charging base is as pretty as the headset.
  • She had a narrow, egg-shaped head that rose to a prominent point.
  • The mushroom starts as an egg-shaped button that resembles a small puffball.
  • Picture the electron as ever so slightly egg-shaped.

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