ovoid


ovoid

adjective

  1. egg-shaped; having the solid form of an egg.
  2. ovate(def 2).

noun

  1. an ovoid body.

adjective

  1. egg-shaped
  2. botany (of a fruit or similar part) egg-shaped with the broader end at the baseCompare obovoid

noun

  1. 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.

  1. Something that is shaped like an egg.

adj.

  1. Shaped like an egg; oviform.

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