obovoid

[ ob-oh-void ]
/ ɒbˈoʊ vɔɪd /
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adjective

inversely ovoid; ovoid with the narrow end at the base, as certain fruits.

Nearby words

  1. obole,
  2. obolus,
  3. obote,
  4. obote, apollo milton,
  5. obovate,
  6. obpyriform,
  7. obrecht,
  8. obrecht, jacob,
  9. obregón,
  10. obrenovich

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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