ob·​ovoid (ˌ)äb-ˈō-ˌvȯid How to pronounce obovoid (audio)
: ovoid with the broad end toward the apex
an obovoid fruit

Word History

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of obovoid was in 1819

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Cite this Entry

“Obovoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obovoid. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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