Ovate meaning

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Shaped like an egg.
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(botany) Shaped like an egg and flat, with the broad end toward the base.

An ovate leaf.

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Egg-shaped.
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(bot.) Having the shape of the longitudinal section of an egg, esp. with the broader end at the base.
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Shaped like an egg.
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(botany) Shaped like an egg and flat, with the broad end toward the base.

An ovate leaf.

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Shaped like an egg.
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(botany) Egg-shaped, with the broadest extremity near the base.
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Origin of ovate

  • Latin ōvātus from ōvum egg awi- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin ovatus

    From Wiktionary