Origin of egg-shaped
Examples from the Web for egg-shaped
When pure, they are egg-shaped; and a much compressed or a longer and more slender form is indicative of degeneracy.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America|Fearing Burr
When ripe it is egg-shaped, and about the size of a hen's-egg, being eaten in much the same manner.Under the Southern Cross|Maturin M. Ballou
The winter buds are ½ inch long, egg-shaped, polished, and light brown.Forest Trees of Illinois|Fuller George D.
Three arms of the same breadth as the three egg-shaped gates of each side.
First went they across the arena, and this was a broad place, egg-shaped, with vast tiers of seats arising upon all sides.Ulric the Jarl|William O. Stoddard