ovate

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ovate

(ō′vāt′)
adj.
1. Shaped like an egg.
2. Botany Shaped like an egg and flat, with the broad end toward the base: an ovate leaf.

o′vate′ly adv.

ovate

(of a leaf) shaped like the longitudinal section of an egg, with the broader end at the base.