- egg-shaped; having the solid form of an egg.
- ovate(def 2).
- an ovoid body.
- botany (of a fruit or similar part) egg-shaped with the broader end at the baseCompare obovoid
- something that is ovoid
adj.“egg-shaped,” 1828, from Modern Latin ovoides, a hybrid from Latin ovum (see ovum) + Greek -oeides “like” (see -oid). Related: Ovoidal. n.
- Something that is shaped like an egg.
- Shaped like an egg; oviform.