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synonyms for ovate

  • egg-shaped
  • ellipsoidal
  • elliptic
  • elliptical
  • oblong
  • ooid
  • ovaloid
  • oviform
  • ovoid
  • ovoidal
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The small, ovate simple leaves grow in an opposite branching pattern on the round, green stems.
13 EDIBLE PLANTS YOU CAN STILL FIND IN THE WINTERBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
This arrangement of the scales gradually assumes a uniform appearance on the neck close to the head, where they are ovate.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The tail one-fourth the length of the body, covered with uniform ovate quadrangular scales.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Herbivorous; apod, or with very short legs: body ovate or obovate, slimy.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
The general outline is oblong-ovate, the lowest pinnæ being scarcely, if at all, shorter than those in the middle of the frond.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
At the base they are covered with large ovate-acuminate brown or sometimes dark and shining scales.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
They are from a few inches to about a foot in length, and vary in outline from ovate to oblong-lanceolate.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
This species has an ovate body three to four inches in height and about half as broad.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The species of this family have a broad, ovate, uneven body and a prominent rostrum.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
Leaflets ovate, glandless or glandular, with the serratures conniving.
PARSONS ON THE ROSESAMUEL BROWNE PARSONS
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WORDS RELATED TO OVATE

  • elliptical
  • oblong
  • ovate
  • ovoid
  • pear-shaped
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