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Obovoid (inversely ovoidal)  [ Botany ]

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  Obovoid or inversely ovoidal: with the narrow part near the base and widest above the middle.  
     
Applied to 3-dimensional forms. Compare with obovate (2-dimensional forms)

(For example the shape of an  obovate fruit )

Compare also with Ovoid

     

 

 

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