obovate

adjective
ob·​ovate | \ (ˌ)äb-ˈō-ˌvāt How to pronounce obovate (audio) \

Definition of obovate

: ovate with the narrower end basal obovate leaves — see leaf illustration

First Known Use of obovate

1785, in the meaning defined above

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“Obovate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obovate. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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