1. Shaped like an egg, with the lower extremity broadest.
2. Bot. Having the shape of an egg, or of the longitudinal section of an egg, with the broader end basal.
adj 1: of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base
2: rounded like an egg [syn: egg-shaped, elliptic, elliptical,
oval, oviform, ovoid, prolate]