Definitions for obovateɒbˈoʊ veɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•o•vateɒbˈoʊ veɪt(adj.)

  1. inversely ovate; egg-shaped in longitudinal section, or outline, with the narrow end at the base.

    Category: Botany

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obovate(adj)

    (of a leaf shape) egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base


  1. obovate(Adjective)

    Shaped like an egg, with the broad extremity located away from the base.

  2. Origin: ob- + ovate

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obovate(adj)

    inversely ovate; ovate with the narrow end downward; as, an obovate leaf


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