from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to an ovule; resembling an ovule. Also ovulary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Biol.) Relating or belonging to an ovule.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to an ovule

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective being or of the nature of an ovule
  • adjective of or relating to an ovum


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  • I once used this word as an alternative to "seminal" in an article I wrote where I described Virginia Woolf's "A Room of One's Own" as an ovular work of feminist criticism. "Seminal" just would not have worked.

    August 24, 2008

  • I like it. :)

    August 24, 2008