Oblate

Definition of Oblate

Ob`late´
a.1.
1.(Geom.) Flattened or depressed at the poles; as, the earth is an oblate spheroid.
2.Offered up; devoted; consecrated; dedicated; - used chiefly or only in the titles of Roman Catholic orders. See Oblate, n.
Oblate ellipsoid
(Geom.) a solid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about its minor axis; an oblatum. Contrasted with prolate spheroid. See Ellipsoid of revolution, under Ellipsoid.
n.1.(R. C. Ch.) One of an association of priests or religious women who have offered themselves to the service of the church. There are three such associations of priests, and one of women, called oblates.

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prolate, pumpkin-shaped, rounded, watermelon-shaped
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