What does obovate mean?

Definitions for obovateɒbˈoʊ veɪt

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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

  2. Origin: [Pref. ob- + ovate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obovate

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obovate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obovate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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