(of a leaf shape) egg-shaped with the narrower end at the base
Shaped like an egg, with the broad extremity located away from the base.
Origin: ob- + ovate
inversely ovate; ovate with the narrow end downward; as, an obovate leaf
Origin: [Pref. ob- + ovate.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ob-ō′vāt, adj. (bot.) egg-shaped, as a leaf, with the narrow end next the leaf-stalk.—adv. Obō′vātely.—adj. Obō′void, solidly obovate.
The numerical value of obovate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of obovate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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