obovoid

[ob-oh-void]

Origin of obovoid

First recorded in 1810–20; ob- + ovoid
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obovoid

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