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Adjective: elliptical  i'lip-ti-kul
  1. Rounded like an egg
    "I think the elliptical bodies may probably turn out to be eggs of some small animals";
    - egg-shaped, elliptic, oval, oval-shaped, ovate, oviform, ovoid, prolate
  2. Characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements
    "the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity";
    - elliptic

See also: concise, rounded

Encyclopedia: Elliptical