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Topic: SHAPES, PATTERNS

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: ovalis, from Latin ovum; OVUM

oval

noun
     
o‧val [countable]
CF a shape like a circle, but wider in one direction than the other
oval adjective:
an oval mirror
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