Ovaliform O*val"i*form ([-o]`v[a^]l"[i^]*f[^o]rm), a. [Oval + -form.] Having the form of an egg; having a figure such that any section in the direction of the shorter diameter will be circular, and any in the direction of the longer diameter will be oval. [1913 Webster]

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