ovate

Ovate \O"vate\, a. [L. ovatus, from ovum egg. See {Oval}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Shaped like an egg, with the lower extremity broadest. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Having the shape of an egg, or of the longitudinal section of an egg, with the broader end basal. --Gray. [1913 Webster]