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  • adj. Of or pertaining to an ovule

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating or belonging to an ovule.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. being or of the nature of an ovule
  • adj. of or relating to an ovum


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  • So it's obviously unfair and illogical to use "ovular" is an "example" of what's wrong with "contemporary feminism."

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  • That way it doesn't dispense as fast thanks to its ovular shape and you save on sheets.

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  • Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal The ovular wooden deck, pictured here, was designed specifically for the Circle in the Square space.

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  • The New York Philharmonic performed on Saturday at the recently opened National Center for the Performing Arts, an ovular-shaped behemoth near Tiananmen Square in Beijing that is the new pride of Chinese culture.

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  • The ovular windows in the pelican-beak-shaped nose were black; either the lights were off inside, or heavy shades had been drawn.


  • We found the $10, ovular-shaped foot file easy to use and more effective than a pumice stone at removing calluses and dry skin.

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  • He set his ovular bulk to trembling atop legs lost in a circus tent of pants.



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  • I like it. :)

    August 24, 2008

  • 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