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- adj. egg-shaped.
- adj. Oolitic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Shaped like an egg.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling an egg in form; egg-shaped; ovoid.
Some are large-grained, of a pink colour, and appear in blocks, which, flaking off under the influence of the atmosphere, form ooidal blocks and boulders piled in irregular heaps.
The Badawi cranium is small, ooidal, long, high, narrow, and remarkable in the occiput for the development of Gall’s second propensity: the crown slopes upwards towards the region of firmness, which is elevated; whilst the sides are flat to a fault.