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Adjective ovoid has 1 sense
  1. egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical, oval, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate - rounded like an egg
    Antonyms: angular, angulate (indirect, via rounded)

Definitions from the Web



Adjective: Having the shape of an egg; egg-shaped.

Noun: A solid geometric figure resembling an egg, often used in mathematics and design.


  1. In the shape of an egg
  2. Relating to or resembling an oval shape
  3. (Mathematics) Pertaining to or having the form of an egg-shaped closed curve; elliptical
  4. (Botany) Describing a plant part that tapers at both ends, resembling an egg



  • He held an ovoid stone in his hand.
  • The sculpture had an ovoid head.


  • Architects often use the ovoid as a design element.
  • In mathematics, an ovoid can be defined as a three-dimensional egg-shaped figure.


Ovoid can be used as an adjective to describe the shape of objects, or as a noun referring to a specific geometric figure in mathematics and design.

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