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1. ocellus

noun. an eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies); usually a spot of color inside a ring of another color.

Synonyms

  • eyespot

Antonyms

  • inattention

Etymology

  • ocellus (Latin)
  • oculus (Latin)

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2. ocellus

noun. an eye having a single lens.

Synonyms

  • simple eye
  • optic
  • eye
  • ommatidium
  • oculus

Etymology

  • ocellus (Latin)
  • oculus (Latin)

Sentences with ocellus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Each feather contains a blue, green and gold eyespot at the tip, formally known as an ocellus.

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