[ok-yuh-luh s] /ˈɒk yə ləs/

noun, plural oculi
[ok-yuh-lahy] /ˈɒk yəˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA)
an eye.
Architecture. a circular opening, especially one at the apex of a dome.
Archaeology. a design representing an eye, as on funerary pottery found in megalithic tombs of Europe.

“an eye,” plural oculi, 1857, from Latin oculus “an eye” (see eye (n.)).

oculus oc·u·lus (ŏk’yə-ləs)
n. pl. oc·u·li (-lī’)
Abbr. O


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