[oh-vair-ee-uh m] /oʊˈvɛər i əm/
noun, plural ovaria
[oh-vair-ee-uh] /oʊˈvɛər i ə/ (Show IPA). Archaic.
ovarium ovar·i·um (ō- vār’ē- ŭm)
[oh-vuh-ree] /ˈoʊ və ri/ noun, plural ovaries. 1. Anatomy, Zoology. the female gonad or reproductive gland, in which the ova and the hormones that regulate female secondary sex characteristics develop. 2. Botany. the enlarged lower part of the pistil in angiospermous plants, enclosing the ovules or young seeds. /ˈəʊvərɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. either of […]
[oh-veyt] /ˈoʊ veɪt/ adjective 1. . 2. Botany. /ˈəʊveɪt/ adjective 1. shaped like an egg 2. (esp of a leaf) shaped like the longitudinal section of an egg, with the broader end at the base Compare obovate n. 1723, from assumed Latin plural Ovates, from Greek Ouateis “soothsayers, prophets,” mentioned by Strabo as a third […]
[oh-vey-shuh n] /oʊˈveɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an enthusiastic public reception of a person, marked especially by loud and prolonged applause. 2. Roman History. the ceremonial entrance into Rome of a commander whose victories were of a lesser degree of importance than that for which a triumph was accorded. Compare (def 4). /əʊˈveɪʃən/ noun 1. an […]
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