Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An ovule; an ovum.
  • noun [capitalized] In conchology, the typical genus of Ovulidæ.

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

  • noun (Biol.) An ovule.

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

  • noun anatomy, historical An ovum.
  • noun botany An ovule.

Etymologies

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From Late Latin ovulum, from Latin ovum + -ulum.

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