Definition of Oviform

1. Adjective. Rounded like an egg.

Exact synonyms: Egg-shaped, Elliptic, Elliptical, Oval, Oval-shaped, Ovate, Ovoid, Prolate
Similar to: Rounded
Derivative terms: Ellipse, Ellipticity, Ellipse, Oval, Ovoid



Definition of Oviform

1. a. Having the form or figure of an egg; egg-shaped; as, an oviform leaf.

Definition of Oviform

1. Adjective. egg-shaped, having the shape of an egg. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oviform

1. shaped like an egg [adj]

Medical Definition of Oviform

1. Having the form or figure of an egg; egg-shaped; as, an oviform leaf. Origin: Ovum: cf. F. Oviforme. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oviform

ovicaprids
ovicapsule
ovicapsules
ovicell
ovicells
ovicidal
ovicide
ovicides
ovicular
ovicyst
oviducal
oviduct
oviductal
oviducts
oviferous
oviform (current term)
ovigenesis
ovigenetic
ovigenous
ovigerons
ovigerous
ovigerus
ovine
ovine acetonaemia
ovine mastitis
ovine progressive pneumonia
ovines
ovinia
ovioular
ovipara

Literary usage of Oviform

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1. A Dictionary: English and Burmese by Adoniram Judson (1849)
"... oviform, a- g Oviparous, a. Own 2, vt to be the owner of, ^ knowledge; admit to be true, confess, Owe, vt to be indebted, obliged for, ..."

2. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1903)
"Vincennes ecuelle, cover and stand Another Set of three oviform vases, by Castel, 1757, 7l and 9 in. high oviform vase and cover, with turquoise ground, ..."

3. The Wedgwood Handbook: A Manual for Collectors : Treating of the Marks by Eliza Meteyard (1875)
"A pair of oviform ewers, with women and children, and sheep, &c. ... A pair of oviform vases, with upright handles and figures, with cupids and sheep 15 15 ..."

4. Memorials of Christie's: A Record of Art Sales from 1766 to 1896 by William Roberts (1897)
"... a pair of oviform vases, gros-bleu, painted with hunting subjects and flowers in medallions, by Le Quay, 10^ inches high, 770 guineas; an oviform vase ..."

5. The Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London by Microscopical Society of London (1844)
"It is in this space, or between the outer tunic and the central granular matter, that the peculiar and curious transparent oviform bodies are placed, ..."

6. William Adams, an Old English Potter: With Some Account of His Family and by William Turner (1904)
"oviform Vase similar to No. 64. Subject relief of Venus and Cupid at an urn ; same model ... oviform Vase. Subject reliefs of Urania, the Muse of Astronomy, ..."

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