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Why is it called ovaltine? It's not oval, it should be called roundtine.

Why is it called ovaltine? It's not oval, it should be called roundtine.

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Megan L. | Rutgers Honors Grad - multiple subjectsRutgers Honors Grad - multiple subjects
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The original name for the product was Ovumaltine with "ovum" being Latin for egg, which was one of the primary ingredients. Then a mistake on the trademark application form resulted in the current name - Ovaltine.