ovate

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Latin ovatus

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ovate (not comparable)

  1. Shaped like an egg.
  2. (botany) Egg-shaped, with the broadest extremity near the base.

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LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Inflected form of ovātus, perfect passive participle of ovō (rejoice, applaud).

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ParticipleEdit

ovāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ovātus

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of õvātus, from ōvum (egg).

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AdjectiveEdit

ōvāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ōvātus
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