O'VAL, adjective [Latin ovum, an egg.]
1. Of the shape or figure of an egg; oblong; curvilinear; resembling the longitudinal section of an egg. It is sometimes synonymous with elliptical; but an ellipsis is equally broad at both ends, and is not strictly egg-shaped.
2. Pertaining to eggs; done in the egg; as oval conceptions.
O'VAL, noun A body or figure in the shape of an egg.