Oviform O"vi*form ([=o]"v[i^]*f[^o]rm), a. [Ovum + -form: cf. F. oviforme.] (Biol.) Having the form or figure of an egg; egg-shaped; as, an oviform leaf.

Syn: ovoid, ovoidal. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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