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oval, egg-shaped, elliptic, ovate, ovoid, oviform, ellipsoidalView synonyms
- ‘A 19th century Staffordshire octagonal oviform jug with branch handle, the sides painted with flowers and rockwork.’
- ‘Preferably, each inner pillar of said radially aligned inner and outer pillars is in cross section of oviform or diamond shape.’
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