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1. ovate

adjective. ['ˈoʊveɪt'] rounded like an egg.

Synonyms

  • elliptic
  • ovoid
  • oval-shaped
  • egg-shaped
  • prolate
  • oviform
  • oval
  • elliptical

Antonyms

  • prolate
  • oblate
  • uncoiled
  • square

Etymology

  • ovatus (Latin)
  • ovum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Ovate

  • abbate
  • accentuate
  • aggregate
  • apostate
  • beret
  • candidate
  • capitulate
  • chlorate
  • coarticulate
  • colgate
  • cremate
  • dehydrate
  • deregulate
  • desiccate
  • disassociate
  • disassociate
  • discombobulate
  • dislocate
  • dissociate
  • elongate

Sentences with ovate


1. Verb, base form
Ripe mandarins are round or ovate, with clean stem ends and no splits in the outer peel.

2. Verb, past participle
Varieties like the red mulberry have ovate leaves with toothy sides and deeply indented margins.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The leaves of this deciduous tree are dark green and ovate.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
It is a woody vine that has long (up to 4 inches) ovate leaves.

5. Adjective
Orange tree leaves are elliptical or slightly ovate in shape and grow between 2 and 6 inches in length.

2. ovate

adjective. ['ˈoʊveɪt'] of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base.

Synonyms

  • simple

Antonyms

  • thin
  • prolix

Etymology

  • ovatus (Latin)
  • ovum (Latin)
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