[oh-veyt] /ˈoʊ veɪt/
shaped like an egg
(esp of a leaf) shaped like the longitudinal section of an egg, with the broader end at the base Compare obovate
1723, from assumed Latin plural Ovates, from Greek Ouateis “soothsayers, prophets,” mentioned by Strabo as a third order in the Gaulish hierarchy, from Proto-Celtic *vateis, plural of *vatis, cognate with Latin vatis, Old Irish faith, Welsh ofydd. The modern word, and the artificial senses attached to it, are from the 18c. Celtic revival and the word appears first in Henry Rowlands.
1760, from Latin ovatus “egg-shaped,” from ovum “egg” (see ovum).
[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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/ˈɒvəl/ noun 1. (Judaism) a mourner, esp during the first seven days after a death See also shivah
[uhv-uh-nuh-buh l] /ˈʌv ə nə bəl/ adjective 1. able to be cooked in an oven. 2. noting or pertaining to heat-resistant packaging ready for cooking in an oven, especially a microwave. /ˈʌvənəbəl/ adjective 1. (of food) suitable for cooking in an oven 2. (of a container) suitable for use in an oven