ovular

[ ov-yuh-ler, oh-vyuh-ler- ]
/ ˈɒv yə lər, ˈoʊ vyə lər- /
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adjective

pertaining to or of the nature of an ovule.

Nearby words

  1. ovoplasm,
  2. ovotestis,
  3. ovovitellin,
  4. ovoviviparous,
  5. ovshinsky effect,
  6. ovular membrane,
  7. ovulate,
  8. ovulation,
  9. ovulation method,
  10. ovulatory

Origin of ovular

From the New Latin word ōvulāris, dating back to 1850–55. See ovule, -ar1

Related formsmul·ti·ov·u·lar, adjective

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Word Origin and History for ovular

ovular

adj.

1855, from ovule + -ar.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper