obovoid
adjective Date: 1819 ovoid with the broad end toward the apex <
an obovoid fruit
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  • obovoid — obovoíd adj. m., pl. obovoízi; f. sg. obovoídă, pl. obovoíde Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  OBOVOÍD, Ă adj. în formă de ou cu vârful în jos. (< fr. obovoïde) …   Dicționar Român

  • obovoid — [äb ō′void] adj. [ OB + OVOID] egg shaped, with the broad end at the top: said of some fruits, etc …   English World dictionary

  • obovoid — “+ adjective Etymology: ob + ovoid : ovoid with the broad end toward the apex an obovoid fruit …   Useful english dictionary

  • obovoid — /ob oh voyd/, adj. inversely ovoid; ovoid with the narrow end at the base, as certain fruits. [1810 20; OB + OVOID] * * * …   Universalium

  • obovoid — adjective Approximately obovate in shape …   Wiktionary

  • obovoid —   Of a 3 dimensional structure that is obovate in longitudinal section, e.g. the seeds of Cycas multipinnata.   See also ovoid …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • obovoid — ob·ovoid …   English syllables

  • obovoid — ob•o•void [[t]ɒbˈoʊ vɔɪd[/t]] adj. bot inversely ovoid; egg shaped with the narrow end at the base, as certain fruits • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • obovoid — /ɒbˈoʊvɔɪd/ (say ob ohvoyd) adjective inversely ovoid, ovoid with the narrow end at the base, as certain fruits …   Australian English dictionary

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