[ oh-vuh-fawrm ]
/ ˈoʊ vəˌfɔrm /
having a shape resembling that of an egg; egg-shaped; ovoid.
Origin of oviform
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Examples from the Web for oviform
Oviform and hollowed out at the base without posterior angles.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby
(b) An oviform beaker-shaped Vase decorated with prunus blossom and branches, similar to the above in colour.Chats on Oriental China|J. F. Blacker
The vase itself was very lovely; it was oviform with a graceful, flaring neck.The Unpublishable Memoirs|A. S. W. Rosenbach
/ (ˈəʊvɪˌfɔːm) /
biology shaped like an egg
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[ ō′və-fôrm′ ]
Shaped like an egg; ovoid.
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