- having an oval form, usually with one end larger than the other.
Origin of egg-shaped
First recorded in 1760–70
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Examples from the Web for egg-shaped
They are egg-shaped, about an inch in diameter, and furnish the germs or ovules.Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners
The capsule is egg-shaped and pointed, the seeds black and angled.
The root is thick and woody and the capsule is egg-shaped and ribbed, with no stem.
Season with salt and paprika, and make into egg-shaped balls.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book
The winter buds are ½ inch long, egg-shaped, polished, and light brown.Forest Trees of Illinois
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