obovate definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Egg-shaped and flat, with the thin end attached to the stalk: an obovate leaf.
    • Shaped like an egg, with the broad extremity located away from the base.
    • Inversely ovate; ovate with all the slim end downward.
    • (of a leaf shape) egg-shaped because of the narrower end on base
  • others:
    • In all-natural record, inversely ovate; having the wide end up or toward the apex, as with many leaves.

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