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obovoid

[ ob-oh-void ]
/ ɒbˈoʊ vɔɪd /
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adjective
inversely ovoid; ovoid with the narrow end at the base, as certain fruits.
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Origin of obovoid

First recorded in 1810–20; ob- + ovoid

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British Dictionary definitions for obovoid

obovoid
/ (ɒbˈəʊvɔɪd) /

adjective
(of a fruit or similar solid part) egg-shaped with the narrower end at the baseCompare ovoid (def. 2)
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