ovoid

[oh-void]
adjective
1.
egg-shaped; having the solid form of an egg.
2.
ovate ( def 2 ).
noun
3.
an ovoid body.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin ōvoīdēs. See ovi-, -oid

subovoid, adjective

avoid, ovoid.
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ovoid (ˈəʊvɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  egg-shaped
2.  botany Compare obovoid (of a fruit or similar part) egg-shaped with the broader end at the base
 
n
3.  something that is ovoid

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ovoid
1828, from Mod.L. ovoides, from L. ovum (see ovum).
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ovoid o·void (ō'void') or o·voi·dal (ō-void'l)
n.
Something that is shaped like an egg. adj.
Shaped like an egg; oviform.

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Example sentences
Raw materials, including silica and plant ash, were heated inside ovoid vessels that might have been recycled beer jars.
Maybe it's his bald, ovoid skull or his habit of wearing faux-military uniforms during races.
Consider, if you will, the ovoid shape of the doll and the compelling unpredictability and fluidity of dynasty.
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