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Ovate   /ˈoʊveɪt/   Listen
Ovate

adjective
1.
Of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base.
2.
Rounded like an egg.  Synonyms: egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, oval-shaped, oviform, ovoid, prolate.



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"Ovate" Quotes from Famous Books



... step the calyx, more developed than usual, was separated from the corolla by a long peduncle, and the ovary, which was ovate, contained instead of a placenta a sort ...
— Vegetable Teratology - An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants • Maxwell T. Masters



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