obovate

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English[edit]

An obovate leaf form.

Etymology[edit]

From ob- (inverse) +‎ ovate (egg-shaped).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ŏb-ōʹvāt
  • Hyphenation: ob‧o‧vate

Adjective[edit]

obovate (comparative more obovate, superlative most obovate)

  1. (botany, mycology) Shaped like an egg, with the broad extremity located away from the base.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

obovate

  1. feminine plural of obovato

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

obovāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of obovātus