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ovoid (comparative more ovoid, superlative most ovoid)
- Shaped like an oval.
- 1985, Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale, Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, →ISBN, page 164:
- That was the way my mind lurched and stumbled, among the sharp r's and t's, sliding over the ovoid vowels as if on pebbles.
- Egg-shaped; shaped like an oval, but more tapered at one end; ovate.
- 2016, Christopher Kelly, The Pink Bus, Mapple Shade, New Jersey: Lethe Press, page 43:
- And then they were looking at him, Mrs. Ansen's ovoid black eyes behind bifocals attached to a chain, Baffi's beautiful hazel eyes bright with the promise of fun and friendly competition, and what else could Patrick say, other than no, he didn't have anything else going on this afternoon, and yeah, come to think of it, Cokes and leftover pizza would be nice.
shaped like an oval
egg-shaped — see egg-shaped
ovoid (plural ovoids)
- Something that is oval in shape.
something oval in shape
ovoid m or n (feminine singular ovoidă, masculine plural ovoizi, feminine and neuter plural ovoide)