Origin of obovoid
Examples from the Web for obovoid
Historical Examples of obovoid
Think of the shape as obovoid, and then bent somewhat to the side.Seeds of Michigan Weeds
W. J. (William James) Beal
Plasmodium white; sporangia greyish-white, obovoid or wedge-shaped, .7 mm.The North American Slime-Moulds
Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
Spikelets are obovoid or lanceolate, 1- to 2-flowered, persistent on their stalks, one to three in an involucel.
Grain is narrow, obovoid, biconvex, with two grooves on the anterior side and with a long embryo.
Grain is minute, globose, obgloboid or obovoid, free in the glume and the palea.
- (of a fruit or similar solid part) egg-shaped with the narrower end at the baseCompare ovoid (def. 2)