Definition of Suboval

1. a. Somewhat oval; nearly oval.



Definition of Suboval

1. Adjective. Somewhat or nearly oval. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Suboval

1. nearly oval [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suboval

subordinator
subordinators
suborganization
suborn
subornation
subornation of perjury
subornations
subornative
suborned
suborner
suborners
suborning
suborns
suboscine
suboscines
suboval (current term)
subovate
subovated
subovoid
suboxic
suboxide
suboxides
suboxone
subpage
subpages
subpallium
subpanel
subpanels
subpar
subparagraph

Literary usage of Suboval

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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1858)
"The head is about as broad as long, triangular in shape, rounded angle of the jaw ; posterior nares suboval, small ; the fingers are quite free, ..."

2. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"Aperture suboval, a little effuse at the curvature between the lower and basal lips. Outer lip broken away below, somewhat thickened at the junction with ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"Nostrils suboval, covered with a membrane clothed with very small rudimentary ... Tail suboval, pointed, very short, composed of ten small feathers. ..."

4. Guide to the Systematic Distribution of Mollusca in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1857)
"The mantle of Gibbula magus shows an incomplete, tubular, branchial fold; head-lappets two, suboval, approximating, large, long, fimbriated on the edges, ..."

5. British Fauna, Containing a Compendium of The Zoology of the British Islands by William Turton (1807)
"suboval, smooth or faintly striate, vith о distinct tumid whorls : lip thick, ... suboval, striate with raised dots, and slightly angular by a few of the ..."

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