Having an oval outline or ovoid shape, like an egg.
- The lobes, which are preserved as carbonized remains of round or ovate outline, have a thickened or darkened rim.
- This proposed suborder is defined by a number of synapomorphies of the carapace including ovate shape, presence of an oblique fold, short hinge line, and a convex posterior margin.
- The surfaces have an ovate outline and are mildly convex.
Mid 18th century: from Latin ovatus 'egg-shaped'.
Words that rhyme with ovatemotivate • cultivate • excavate
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