Definition of suboval in English:

suboval

adjective

Biology
  • Somewhat or almost oval.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in John Hill (bap. 1714, d. 1775), physician and actor. From sub- + oval, after scientific Latin subovalis. Compare French subovale.

Pronunciation

suboval

/ˌsʌbˈəʊvl/