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o·val

(ō'văl),
1. Relating to an ovum.
2. Egg-shaped, resembling in outline the longitudinal section of an egg.

oval

(ō′văl) [L. ovalis, egg-shaped]
1. Pert. to an ovum.
2. Shaped like an egg or an ellipse, esp. with one end larger than the other; elliptical.
3. Something shaped like an oval.
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The palaeontological research of Lopez-Martinez and Vicens resulted in a handy diagram showing the range of egg shapes in birds and their dinosaur ancestors.
Place the five sheets of card together with the egg drawing on top and carefully cut round to produce five identical egg shapes.
Shape into small egg shapes, and chill on waxed paper for 2 hours.
Transfer to the baking sheets, then gently pull each to make egg shapes and use a skewer to make a hole in the top of each.
For instance, incised cones, egg shapes and diamond-like rhomboids represented quantities of processed foods such as loaves of bread, jars of refined oil and vessels of beer.
STICKY LITTLE FINGERS: Isaac Sayle with Easter egg shapes on his hands
You can shape the mixture into large, medium or small oval egg shapes as desired.
The predominantly earthy palette features glazes that replicate various types of stone and feature asymmetrical pieces in oval and egg shapes.
Drop by level measuring teaspoonfuls onto baking sheet lined with wax paper; shape into egg shapes.