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ovoid

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adjective \ˈō-ˌvȯid\

Simple Definition of ovoid

  • : shaped like an egg

Full Definition of ovoid

  1. :  resembling an egg in shape :  ovate <an ovoid fruit>

ovoid noun

Examples of ovoid

  1. <an ovoid toy that the baby couldn't tip over>



Variants of ovoid

also ovoi·dal play \ō-ˈvȯi-dəl\

Origin of ovoid

French ovoïde, from Latin ovum egg — more at egg


First Known Use: circa 1828


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