- having a shape resembling that of an egg; egg-shaped; ovoid.
Origin of oviform
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(b) An oviform beaker-shaped Vase decorated with prunus blossom and branches, similar to the above in colour.Chats on Oriental China
J. F. Blacker
Oviform and hollowed out at the base without posterior angles.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)
The vase itself was very lovely; it was oviform with a graceful, flaring neck.The Unpublishable Memoirs
A. S. W. Rosenbach
- biology shaped like an egg
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Word Origin and History for oviform
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Shaped like an egg; ovoid.
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