[ov-yuh-ler, oh-vyuh-ler-]


pertaining to or of the nature of an ovule.

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

1855, from ovule + -ar.

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