Meaning of oval

o•val

Pronunciation: (ō'vul), [key]
— adj.
  1. having the general form, shape, or outline of an egg; egg-shaped.
  2. ellipsoidal or elliptical.
—n.
  1. an object of oval shape.
  2. a body or plane figure that is oval in shape or outline.
  3. an elliptical field or a field on which an elliptical track is laid out, as for athletic contests.
  4. a football.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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