obovoid

adjective
ob·​ovoid | \ (ˌ)äb-ˈō-ˌvȯid How to pronounce obovoid (audio) \

Definition of obovoid

: ovoid with the broad end toward the apex an obovoid fruit

First Known Use of obovoid

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Obovoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obovoid. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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