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oval

o·val

oval

pronunciation:
o vl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having the general shape of an egg; ellipsoid.
synonyms:
ellipsoid, elliptical, ovate, oviform, ovoid
similar words:
round, rounded
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something shaped like an egg or ellipse.
 
synonyms:
ellipse, ellipsoid, ovoid
similar words:
egg, round
definition 2: an oval course or track for racing.
similar words:
course, field, racetrack, track, turf
derivations: ovally (adv.), ovalness (n.)
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The word oval contains the following part:
ov, ovi Latin root that means egg