Oviform



[oh-vuh-fawrm] /ˈoʊ vəˌfɔrm/

adjective
1.
having a shape resembling that of an egg; egg-shaped; ovoid.
/ˈəʊvɪˌfɔːm/
adjective
1.
(biology) shaped like an egg
adj.

“egg-shaped,” 1680s, from ovi-, comb. form of Latin ovus “egg” (see ovum) + forma (see form (n.)).

oviform o·vi·form (ō’və-fôrm’)
adj.
Shaped like an egg; ovoid.

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