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English

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ovatus

Adjective

ovate (not comparable)

Positive
ovate

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

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

Derived terms


Latin

Etymology 1

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

Pronunciation

Participle

ovāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ovātus

Etymology 2

Inflected form of õvātus, from ōvum (egg).

Pronunciation

Adjective

ōvāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ōvātus

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