Ovoid



[oh-void] /ˈoʊ vɔɪd/

adjective
1.
egg-shaped; having the solid form of an egg.
2.
(def 2).
noun
3.
an ovoid body.
/ˈəʊvɔɪd/
adjective
1.
egg-shaped
2.
(botany) (of a fruit or similar part) egg-shaped with the broader end at the base Compare obovoid
noun
3.
something that is ovoid
adj.

“egg-shaped,” 1828, from Modern Latin ovoides, a hybrid from Latin ovum (see ovum) + Greek -oeides “like” (see -oid). Related: Ovoidal.

ovoid o·void (ō’void’) or o·voi·dal (ō-void’l)
n.
Something that is shaped like an egg. adj.
Shaped like an egg; oviform.

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