[ok-si-den-tl] /ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tl/
(usually initial capital letter) of, relating to, or characteristic of the or its natives and inhabitants.
(usually initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of the .
a literary or formal word for western Compare oriental
of or relating to the Occident
an inhabitant, esp a native, of the Occident
c.1400, from Old French occidental (14c.) and directly from Latin occidentalis “western,” from occidentem (see occident). As a capitalized noun meaning “a Western person” (opposed to Oriental) from 1857.
[ok-si-den-tl-iz-uh m] /ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tlˌɪz əm/ noun 1. Occidental character or characteristics.
[ok-si-den-tl-ahyz] /ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tlˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), Occidentalized, Occidentalizing. 1. to make . /ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. to make or become Occidental
[ok-sip-i-tl] /ɒkˈsɪp ɪ tl/ Anatomy adjective 1. of, relating to, or situated near the or the . noun 2. any of several parts of the , especially the . /ɒkˈsɪpɪtəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the back of the head or skull noun 2. short for occipital bone adj. 1540s, from Middle French occipital, […]
- Occipital artery
occipital artery n.