adjective \ˈō-ˌvid\

: shaped like an egg

Full Definition of OVOID

:  resembling an egg in shape :  ovate <an ovoid fruit>
ovoid noun

Variants of OVOID

ovoid also ovoi·dal \ō-ˈvi-dəl\

Examples of OVOID

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

Origin of OVOID

French ovoïde, from Latin ovum egg — more at egg
First Known Use: circa 1828

Related to OVOID

elliptical (or elliptic), ovate, oval (also ovoidal)


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